Richard Wayne Peck (April 10, 1934 – May 23, 2018) was an American novelist. He was born in Decatur, Illinois, but was raised in Chicago. He wrote young adult literature. He won the Newbery Medal in 2001 for his novel A Year Down Yonder (the sequel to A Long Way From Chicago).
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- "Richard Peck Obituary". legacy.com. Retrieved 2018-05-25.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Scholastic.com: Authors & Books: Richard Peck's Interview Transcript interview by students[dead link]
- Richard Peck at Scholastic Teachers
- Featured Author: Richard Peck at Carol Hurst's Children's Literature Site