A Year Down Yonder by Richard Peck

By Richard Peck

Mary Alice's adolescence summers in Grandma Dowdel's sleepy Illinois city have been filled with sufficient drama to fill the double invoice of any photo express. yet now she is fifteen, and faces a complete lengthy 12 months with Grandma, a lady popular for shaking up her neighbors-and everybody else! All Mary Alice can recognize for yes is that this: whilst attempting to expect how lifestyles with Grandma may well end up . . . larger now not. This wry, pleasant sequel to the Newbery Honor e-book A good way from Chicago has already taken its position one of the classics of children's literature.

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