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Title:
Soup
Author:
Peck, Robert Newton.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First Knopf paperback edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Knopf, 1998.
Physical Description:
96 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Summary:
The adventures and misadventures of two boys growing up in a small Vermont town.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
740 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 4.4 2.0 192.

Reading Counts RC 3-5 4.6 6 Quiz: 10724 Guided reading level: Q.
Subject Term:
Added Author:
ISBN:
9780679892618
Format :
Book

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Material Type
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Status
Julia Boyer Reinstein Library J FICTION Juvenile Fiction Classics
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Summary

"Rural Vermont during the 1920's is the setting for this nostalgic account of episodes in the lives of young Robert Peck and his pal, Soup."--starred, School Library Journal


Author Notes

Robert Newton Peck was born in Vermont on February 17, 1928. During World War II, he served as a machine-gunner in the U.S. Army 88th Infantry Division between 1945 and 1947. He received a B.A. degree from Rollins College in 1953 and studied law at Cornell University. He worked as a lumberjack, in a papermill, killing hogs, and as an advertising executive before the publication of his first book, A Day No Pigs Would Die, in 1972. It was named an American Library Association Best Book for Young Adults in 1973. His other works include Soup and Me, Soup on Ice, Cowboy Ghost, Horse Thief, and Bro.

(Bowker Author Biography)


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Booklist Review

Gr. 5-8. Peck strings together a series of entertaining, autobiographical recollections centered on his boyhood good times with his friend Soup. First of a sequence of books about the duo.


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