Richard Peck

Richard Peck

Richard Peck was born in Decatur, IL, USA on April 10th, 1934 and passed away at the age of 84 on May 24th, 2018.

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Richard Peck Stats: The highest rated book by Richard Peck on Book Notification is A Long Way from Chicago, the first novel in the A Long Way from Chicago series. The second-highest rated book is The River Between Us, a Standalone novel.

The most read book by Richard Peck on Book Notification is A Long Way from Chicago, the first novel in the A Long Way from Chicago series. The second most read book is Here Lies the Librarian, a Standalone novel.

Below is a complete list of Richard Peck books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series. The most popular series by Richard Peck is the A Long Way from Chicago Series.

List of Blossom Culp Books in Publication Order

List of A Long Way from Chicago Books in Publication Order

List of Lost in Cyberspace Books in Publication Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
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1967
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1972
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1973
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1973
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1974
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1977
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1981
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1981
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1983
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1985
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1987
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1989
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1991
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1993
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1995
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1998
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1998
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2001
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102003
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2004
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82006
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2007
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2010
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2011
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2013
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2016

List of Collections in Publication Order

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

List of Richard Peck Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
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1923
2
1966
3
1970
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1976
5
1997
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1998
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2003
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2008
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2009
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2010
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Richard Peck: Biography

Richard Peck (Richard Wayne Peck) was born on April 10th, 1934. Richard passed away May 24th, 2018 at 84 years old. Richard Peck was born in Decatur, IL, USA.

Richard Peck (Richard Wayne Peck) is probably best known for his Standalone Novels. There are currently 30 novels available. The first standalone was released in 1967 with the novel Are You in the House Alone?. The most recently released novel was The Best Man which was released in 2016.

Richard Peck also wrote the Non-Fiction Books series which has 8 books including The Creative Word 2,: Teacher's Manual and The Creative Word.

Richard Peck: Awards & Accolades

Peck's books have won multiple awards, A Long Way from Chicago won the John Newbery Medal Awards, Newbery Honor, in 1999. A Year Down Yonder won the John Newbery Medal Awards, Newbery Medal, in 2001.

Richard Peck books have also been nominated for multiple awards, A Long Way from Chicago was nominated for the National Book Awards, Young People’s Literature, in 1998. The River Between Us was nominated for the National Book Awards, Young People’s Literature, in 2003 as well as the Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Best Young Adult Literature in 2003.

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  1. Stephen King, author of The Dark Tower Series.
  2. Jane Austen, author of the novel: Pride and Prejudice.
  3. Margaret Atwood, author of The Handmaid's Tale Series.
  4. Neil Gaiman, author of the American Gods Series.
  5. J.K. Rowling, author of the Harry Potter Series.

Richard Peck: F.A.Q

When was Richard Peck Born?

Richard Peck was born on April 10th, 1934.

When did Richard Peck die?

Richard Peck died on May 24th, 2018 at 84 years old.

Where was Richard Peck Born?

Richard Peck was born in Decatur, IL, USA.

What book awards has Richard Peck won?

A Long Way from Chicago: John Newbery Medal Awards Newbery Honor (1999).
A Year Down Yonder: John Newbery Medal Awards Newbery Medal (2001).

What was the first book Richard Peck wrote?

The first book written by Richard Peck was Mindscapes: Poems for the Real World, published in 1923.

What was the most recent book Richard Peck wrote?

His most recently released work was Master Class on Writing the Novel for Young Readers on February 3rd, 2021.

How many books has Richard Peck written?

Richard Peck has written 48 books excluding contributions to anthologies. 4 books in the Blossom Culp Series, 3 books in the A Long Way from Chicago Series, 2 books in the Lost in Cyberspace Series, 30 Standalone Novels, 1 book in the Collections, 8 books in the Non-Fiction Books.

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