A Year Down Yonder. Grandma Dowdel #2. , EN, Kids. Mary Alice's childhood summers in Grandma Dowdel's sleepy Illinois town. Prepared by Barbara T. Doherty and Charlotte S. Jaffe. Illustrated by Karen Birchak. A Year Down Yonder. By Richard Peck. Literature In Teaching. L-I-T Guide. Download A Year Down Yonder (A Long Way from Chicago, #2) PDF. A Newbery Medal Winner Richard Peck's Newbery Medal-winning sequel to A Long Way.
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independent study of the novel A Year Down Yonder by Richard Peck. It is one of a series of. Navigators developed by the Center for Gifted Education at The. Richard Peck's Newbery Medal-winning sequel to A Long Way from ChicagoMary Alice's childhood summers in Grandma Dowdel's sleepy Illinois town were. Book Summary: A Year Down Yonder. Mary Alice is sent south to live with her grandma for a year while her parents save money to earn back their home.
Dad lost his job, so we'd had to give up the apartment.
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He and Mother were moving into a "light housekeeping" room. They could get it for seven dollars a week, with kitchen privileges, but it was only big enough for the two of them.
My brother Joey — Joe — had been taken on by the Civilian Conservation Corps to plant trees out west. That left me, Mary Alice.
I wished I was two years older and a boy. I wished I was a Joey. But I wasn't, so I had to go down to live with Grandma Dowdel, till we could get on our feet as a family again. It meant I'd have to leave my school.
I'd have to enroll in the hick-town school where Grandma lived. Me, a city girl, in a town that didn't even have a picture show. It meant I'd be living with Grandma.
No telephone, of course. And the attic was spooky and stuffy, and you had to go outdoors to the privy. Nothing modern. Everything as old as Grandma. Some of it older. No telephone, of course. And the attic was spooky and stuffy, and you had to go outdoors to the privy. Nothing modern. Everything as old as Grandma. Some of it older.
Now they were calling the train, and my eyes got blurry. Always before, Joey and I had gone to Grandma's for a week in the summer.
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Now it was just me. And at the other end of the trip — Grandma. Mother gave me a quick squeeze before she let me go. And I could swear I heard her murmur, "Better you than me.
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