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Fair Weather

A Novel
Peck, Richard (Book - 2001 )
Average Rating: 5 stars out of 5.
Fair Weather
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In 1893, thirteen-year-old Rosie and members of her family travel from their Illinois farm to Chicago to visit Aunt Euterpe and attend the World's Columbian Exposition which, along with an encounter with Buffalo Bill and Lillian Russell, turns out to be a life-changing experience for everyone.
Authors: Peck, Richard, 1934-
Title: Fair weather
a novel
Publisher: New York : Dial Books, c2001.
Characteristics: 139 p. :,ill. ;,22 cm.
Summary: In 1893, thirteen-year-old Rosie and members of her family travel from their Illinois farm to Chicago to visit Aunt Euterpe and attend the World's Columbian Exposition which, along with an encounter with Buffalo Bill and Lillian Russell, turns out to be a life-changing experience for everyone.
Audience: 670
Local Note: Accelerated Reader AR 47 10040
Reading Counts RC 51 10090
ISBN: 0803725167
Statement of Responsibility: by Richard Peck
Study Program: Accelerated Reader AR MG 4.7 4.0 Quiz: 53562.
Reading Counts RC 6-8 5.1 9.0 Quiz: 26461 Guided reading level: T.
Subject Headings: Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917 Fiction. Russell, Lillian, 1861-1922 Fiction. Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917 Fiction. Russell, Lillian, 1861-1922 Fiction. World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) Juvenile fiction. World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) Fiction. World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) Fiction. Family life Fiction. Humorous stories. Families Fiction Chicago (Ill.) Fiction. Chicago (Ill.) Fiction.
Genre/Form: Humorous fiction.
Humorous stories.
Topical Term: Family life
Humorous stories.
Families
LCCN: 00055561
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May 29, 2003
  • KarenW rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

In 1893, 13 year old Rosie Beckett is surprised when an aunt, who she has never met, sends her family tickets to the World''s Fair in Chicago. The family has heard that the sights, sounds, and characters are authentic and full of the promise of the future. Once there, she and her brother and sister are turning heads and tables in a non stop adventure that they will never forget. And neither will the city of Chicago!

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