A Long Way from Chicago Summary
Richard Peck

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A Long Way from Chicago Summary

In the first chapter, Joey is nine and Mary Alice seven. They begin the journey with trepidation, but then get to experience how their Grandma can outwit her neighbors in “Shotgun Cheatham’s Last Night above Ground.” In their second trip they see how their Grandma outwits the town bullies in “The Mouse in the Milk.” The third trip finds them experiencing The Great Depression, feeding the hungry and seeing...

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