The acclaimed author shares with his fans the road his life has taken, from his first childhood neighborhood, through his career as a teacher, to his present life as a full-time writer. "Peck writes with wit and clarity."Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books.
|Publisher:||Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Group|
|Product dimensions:||6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)|
|Age Range:||11 - 17 Years|
About the Author
Richard Peck has won almost every children’s fiction award, including the Margaret A. Edwards Award, the Newbery Medal (for A Year Down Yonder), the Scott O’ Dell Award (for The River Between Us), and the Edgar (for Are You in the House Alone?), and he has twice been nominated for a National Book Award. He was the first children’s author to ever have been awarded a National Humanities Medal. He lives in New York City.