Binding: 1/4 Cloth
Book Condition: Fine+ in Fine+ dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: Dial Books for Young Readers, 2000.
A stunning first edition/first printing in Very Fine condition in alike dustjacket. Beautifully SIGNED on the title page by author Richard Peck.
Set in depression-era rural Illinois, this is the story of Mary Alice Dowdel who is sent to live with her crusty eccentric grandmother for a year. At fifteen, Mary Alice is worried about fitting in at school, but she soon finds a willing partner in Grandma. A wonderful story of abiding affection between differrent personalities who clash and learn.
Winner of the Newbery Medal in 2001 and sequel to the Newbery Honor Book A Long Way from Chicago; 8vo; [x], 130,  pages; Signed by Author.