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The best man —Peck, Richard, 1934-2018 author.

"Archer has four important role models in his life--his dad, his grandfather, his uncle Paul, and his favorite teacher, Mr. McLeod. When Uncle Paul and Mr. McLeod get married, Archer's sixth-grade year becomes one he'll ...

Secrets at sea —Peck, Richard, 1934-2018

In 1887, the social-climbing Cranstons voyage from New York to London, where they hope to find a husband for their awkward older daughter, secretly accompanied by Helena and her mouse siblings, for whom the journey is b...

Monster night at Grandma's house —Peck, Richard, 1934-2018

Daytime at Grandma's house is fine, but bedtime is terrifying when a monster seems about.

A long way from Chicago : a novel in stories —Peck, Richard, 1934-2018

A boy recounts his annual summer trips to rural Illinois with his sister during the Great Depression to visit their larger-than-life grandmother.

A year down yonder —Peck, Richard, 1934-2018

During the recession of 1937, fifteen-year-old Mary Alice is sent to live with her feisty, larger-than-life grandmother in rural Illinois and comes to a better understanding of this fearsome woman.

The ghost belonged to me : a novel —Peck, Richard, 1934-2018

In 1913 in the Midwest a quartet of characters share adventures from exploding steamboats to "exorcizing" a ghost.

Ghosts I have been —Peck, Richard, 1934-2018

Blossom Culp's gift of second sight, which she discovers gradually, leads her into some unusual adventures.

The best man —Peck, Richard, 1934-2018 author.
Book On CD
2016
Availability: 2 of 2

"Archer has four important role models in his life--his dad, his grandfather, his uncle Paul, and his favorite teacher, Mr. McLeod. When Uncle Paul and Mr. McLeod get married, Archer's sixth-grade year becomes one he'll ...

The teacher's funeral : a comedy in three parts —Peck, Richard, 1934-2018

In rural Indiana in 1904, fifteen-year-old Russell's dreams of quitting school and joining a wheat threshing crew are disrupted when his older sister takes over the teaching at his one-room schoolhouse after mean old Myr...

A season of gifts —Peck, Richard, 1934-2018

Relates the surprising gifts bestowed on twelve-year-old Bob Barnhart and his family, who have recently moved to a small Illinois town in 1958, by their larger-than-life neighbor, Mrs. Dowdel.

The last safe place on earth —Peck, Richard, 1934-2018

Fifteen-year-old Todd sees his perfect suburban world start to unravel when his little sister has her mind poisoned by a member of a fundamentalist sect and he begins to notice signs of censorship in his community.

The teacher's funeral a comedy in three parts —Peck, Richard, 1934-2018
Book On CD
2004
Availability: 1 of 1

In rural Indiana in 1904, fifteen-year-old Russell's dreams of quitting school and joining a wheat threshing crew are disrupted when his older sister takes over the teaching at his one-room schoolhouse after mean old Myr...

Here lies the librarian —Peck, Richard, 1934-2018

Fourteen-year-old Eleanor "Peewee" McGrath, a tomboy and automobile enthusiast, discovers new possibilities for her future after the 1914 arrival in her small Indiana town of four young librarians.

Three quarters dead —Peck, Richard, 1934-2018

Sophomore loner Kerry is overjoyed when three popular senior girls pick her to be in their clique, until a shocking accident sets off a string of supernatural occurrences that become more and more threatening.

The river between us —Peck, Richard, 1934-2018

During the early days of the Civil War, the Pruitt family takes in two mysterious young ladies who have fled New Orleans to come north to Illinois.

Are you in the house alone? —Peck, Richard, 1934-2018

As the recipient of threatening notes and phone calls, a high school girl becomes aware that she is under constant observation.

A season of gifts —Peck, Richard, 1934-2018
Book On CD
2009
Availability: 3 of 3

Richard Peck returns with a third tale starring his beloved and charming character, Grandma Dowdel. In 1958, a new family moves in next door to Grandma. They quickly get to know each other and Grandma becomes an essentia...

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