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An Evening With Richard Peck at EPL

Monday, June 2, 7 pm, 1st Floor Community Meeting Room, Main Library

Join us for a very special evening with multiple award-winning author Richard Peck. The author of over 35 celebrated books for children and teens, Mr. Peck is best known for the beloved Illinois-set "Grandma Dowdel" books, A Long Way From Chicago (winner of the 1999 Newbery Honor), A Year Down Yonder (winner of the 2001 Newbery Medal), and A Season of Gifts. He is also known as a pioneer of the modern YA genre, having published his first book for teens – Don't Look and It Won't Hurt – in 1972.

Mr. Peck will read from his work, answer questions from the audience, and sign books during this rare appearance sure to be enjoyed by all ages.

Books will be available for purchase from The Book Stall. Please register. All ages.

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