|aA long way from Chicago : |ba novel in stories / |c[by] Richard Peck.
|aNew York : : |bPuffin Books,, |c1998.
|a148 p. ; |c20cm.
|aA boy recounts his annual summer trips to rural Illinois with his sister during the Great Depression to visit their larger-than-life grandmother.
|aPrologue -- Shotgun Cheatham's last night above ground -- The mouse in the milk -- A one-woman crime wave -- The day of judgment -- The phantom brakeman -- Things with wings -- Centennial summer -- The troop train.