Sunday, October 4, 2009

Season of Gifts by Richard Peck

"You could see from here the house was haunted."

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Summary: The eccentric, forceful, big-hearted Grandma Dowdel--the star of Peck's Newbery Medal-winning "A Year Down Yonder"--is back in this new story set during Christmas of 1958. A new family has moved in next door to Mrs. Dowdel, and soon she will work her particular brand of charm on all of them.

Publisher: Dial Books for Young Readers; 164 pages

1 comment:

Genie Bishop said...

This book was fantastic. There was humor and suspense. And, best of all a great ending in my opinion. The characters were well developed and they showed growth by the end. I just felt great when I finished this book. I wish I could find more books like this one.