Author

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Richard Peck

American young adult novelist

1934   -   2018

country of citizenship: United States of America
language of expression: English
educated at: DePauw University, University of Exeter
occupation: writer, children's writer
award received: Margaret Edwards Award, Newbery Medal, National Humanities Medal, Edgar Award
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Richard Wayne Peck (April 5, 1934 – May 23, 2018) was an American novelist known for his prolific contributions to modern young adult literature. He was awarded the Newbery Medal in 2001 for his novel A Year Down Yonder (the sequel to A Long Way From Chicago). For his cumulative contribution to young-adult literature, he received the Margaret A. Edwards Award from the American Library Association in 1990.
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works

6

A Long Way from Chicago

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author: Richard Peck

1998

A Season of Gifts

book by Richard Peck

author: Richard Peck

2009

The Ghost Belonged to Me

book by Richard Peck

author: Richard Peck

1975

The Mouse with the Question Mark Tail

book by Richard Peck

author: Richard Peck
illustrator: Kelly Murphy

2013

A Year Down Yonder

book by Richard Peck

author: Richard Peck

2000

Secrets at Sea

book by Richard Peck

author: Richard Peck
illustrator: Kelly Murphy

2011

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