Presentation on theme: "What do have in common? a trouble-causing grandma, a bossy sister, snobby Aunt Euterpe, and a teacher who looked like a walnut with a mustache."— Presentation transcript:
What do have in common? a trouble-causing grandma, a bossy sister, snobby Aunt Euterpe, and a teacher who looked like a walnut with a mustache
They re all characters in books by Richard Peck!
In A Long Way from Chicago… Joey and Mary Alice are city kids who get a dose of the countryand a dose of their grandmaevery summer when they visit her. Its a hilarious book with a new adventure every summer!
In The Teachers Funeral… Russel Culver is excited when he finds out his teacher died a few days before school starts. He is NOT excited to find out that his sister is taking over the classroom!!
In Fair Weather… Rosie and her family get an invitation to visit their Aunt Euterpe and see the Worlds Columbian Exposition (like the state fair :). They have fun, get into trouble, and have a life-changing experience.
In On the Wings of Heroes… Davy faces life on the homefront during WWII. Hes waiting for his brother to come home, dealing with a bully, and learning a lot from his surprising new teacher.
Be sure to check out Richard Pecks books!! On the Wings of Heroes A Long Way from Chicago The Teachers Funeral Fair Weather A Year Down Yonder Ghosts I Have Been Amanda/Miranda