A Long Way from Chicago - Study Guide Chapter 4 Summary & Analysis

Richard Peck
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The Day of Judgment – 1932”

Prior to their fourth trip, Joey and Mary Alice decide that Grandma Dowdel is not a good influence on them. They determined that both their friends and their parents would not understand Grandma the same way they did. This was also the first trip that they didn’t completely dread.

When they arrive, the gooseberries are ripe and Grandma Dowdel is hard at work making pies. She puts them to work, as always. While hard at work, there is a knock at the door. It is Mrs. Weidenbach, wife of the banker. She has come to try and convince Grandma to enter her gooseberry pie in the county fair. Mrs. Weidenbach had won every year for her bread-and-butter pickles but thinks that since they are deep in the Depression and bankers aren’t looked too kindly on, it would be best if she did...

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