A year down yonder
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Source:Dial Books for Young Readers, New York, p.130 (2000)
Call Number:Cubb Curr PS3566 .E2526 Y43 2000
Keywords:Country life--Illinois--Fiction, Depressions--1929--Fiction, Grandmothers--Fiction, Illinois--Fiction, Newbery Medal, 2001
Summary: In 1937, during the Depression, fifteen-year-old Mary Alice, initially apprehensive about leaving Chicago to spend a year with her fearsome, larger-than-life grandmother in rural Illinois, gradually begins to better understand and admire her grandmother's unusual qualities.
Lexile measure 610; Ages 9-14; Grade level 4.9; Historical fiction