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Richard Peck's writing in A Season of Gifts is as wonderful as ever...if not more so.
I really hope you've already met Grandma Dowdel in Richard Peck's Newbery Honor book, A Long Way from Chicago, and his Newbery Medal winner, A Year Down Yonder.
It starts out good and only gets better as the story evolves (not hard reading either).
Grandma Dowdel is back and still up to everything good in this third installment of the story. Unlike the previous two books, which are told from the point of view of her... Read morePublished 1 month ago by K8Ness
Great-Peck at his best--I have "loaned it around"--Top Notch writing!Published 2 months ago by Ruth E. Chew
I had read the first two books in this series, which were A Long Way from Chicago, followed up with A Year Down Yonder. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Cookie44
Grandma Dowdel has to be one of the funniest characters in modern day fiction. She always keeps me laughing out loud. Read morePublished 5 months ago by K. Spangler
This author brings back the memories of long ago.
Small town, simpler times, funny, moving, even suspenseful
at times. Read more
This is an outstanding book!! But then so are most of what Richard Peck has wrirtten. This book can be read as a single, but there are 2 others involving the main character lady. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Bible Believer
just as wonderful as his other books! great for children, teenagers, or adults, everyone will laugh! if you want the complete story of grandma dowdel, buy this bookPublished 12 months ago by talya
These are the very best stories for all ages. They are delightful stories. I have read the whole series and bought the CD. I laugh until tear run down my cheeks. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Oakblackhart
I gifted several young girls with Richard Peck's books and they were elated. Loved his stories. After ordering the first book, I again ordered more of his books for young girls. Read morePublished 13 months ago by DJJ