What is JacketFlap

  • JacketFlap connects you to the work of more than 200,000 authors, illustrators, publishers and other creators of books for Children and Young Adults. The site is updated daily with information about every book, author, illustrator, and publisher in the children's / young adult book industry. Members include published authors and illustrators, librarians, agents, editors, publicists, booksellers, publishers and fans.
    Join now (it's free).

Book Creators

Upcoming Events

  • None

Recent Blog Posts

These are the most recent 10 blog posts about A Season of Gifts in JacketFlap's Children's Publishing Blog Reader

Loading...

Book Awards

Editorial Reviews

Editions

JacketFlap Sponsors

Spread the word about books.
Put this Widget on your blog!
  • Powered by JacketFlap.com

Are you a book Publisher?
Learn about Widgets now!

A Season of Gifts

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 1,892 Ratings and 591 Reviews

Book Description
The return of one of children's literature's most memorable characters is a gift indeed.

The eccentric, forceful, big-hearted Grandma Dowdel is the star of the Newbery Medal?winning A Year Down Yonder and Newbery Honor?winning A Long Way from Chicago. And it turns out that her story isn?t over?not even close.

It is now 1958, and a new family has moved in next door to Mrs. Dowde... More
Book Information
PublisherDial Books For Young Readers
BindingHardcover (7 editions)
Reading LevelAges 9-12
# of Pages176
ISBN-100803730829
ISBN-13978-0803730823
Publication Date09/17/2009
The Creators
About Richard Peck (Author) : Richard Peck is a published author and an illustrator of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Richard Peck include Amanda/Miranda, The Teacher's Funeral: A Comedy i... more
View Richard Peck's profile
Videos
You must be a member of JacketFlap to add a video to this page. Please Log In or Register.
Reader Comments
10/29/2009 Debbie Dadey said: I'm a big Richard Peck fan, so naturally I loved this book. Grandma Dowdel is my hero! Will kids love it as much as this old former librarian? Not sure, but I hope so.
tags: Inspired me

Add your reply to Debbie       

Log In or Register to leave a comment about this book.

Amazon US Reviews
Write a review on Amazon.com for this book
Amazon UK Reviews
Write a review on Amazon.co.uk for this book
Barnes & Noble Reviews
Write a review on Barnes & Noble for this book
Goodreads Reviews
Write a review on Goodreads for this book