The acclaimed author shares with his fans the road his life has taken, from his first childhood neighborhood, through his career as a teacher, to his present life as a full-time writer. "Peck writes with wit and clarity."Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books.
About the Author
Richard Peck has won almost every children’s fiction award, including the Margaret A. Edwards Award, the Newbery Medal (for A Year Down Yonder), the Scott O’ Dell Award (for The River Between Us), and the Edgar (for Are You in the House Alone?), and he has twice been nominated for a National Book Award. He was the first children’s author to ever have been awarded a National Humanities Medal. He lives in New York City.