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A Long Way from Chicago Movies, Media Adaptations & Suggested Reading

Richard Peck
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Related Titles/Adaptations

The Ghost Belonged to Me has been taped on audio cassette by Live Oak Media (1976).

Don't Look and It Won't Hurt was made into a filmstrip with cassette by Random House.

Remembering the Good Times has been read by Richard Peck and taped on audio cassette by Listening Library (1987).

Television movies based on Peck's novels include: Child of Glass (based on The Ghost Belonged to Me), Walt Disney Productions, 1979;Father Figure, Time-Life Productions, 1980; and Are You in the House Alone?

CBS, 1997.

Nearly all of Peck's novels focus on young people growing up and facing the obstacles of youth. Many of his novels include an older or elderly adult, as does A Long Way from Chicago. He once commented that when writing for young people, it is important to include the wisdom of people who are at the "other end of life." Readers can choose from the list...

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