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Title:
Soup
Author:
Peck, Robert Newton.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Northport, Me. : Audio Bookshelf, [1995]

â„—1995
Physical Description:
2 audio discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
The adventures of two boys growing up in rural Vermont in the 1920's.
General Note:
Compact discs.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
Ages 6 and up.
Added Author:
ISBN:
9781883332686
Format :
Audiobook on CD

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Summary

With over a dozen books now in the Soup series, Robert Newton Peck started it all with this hilarious account of the nonstop mischief he and his best friend Soup got into while growing up in the Vermont countryside in the 1920s. Narrated by the young actor Amon Purinton, Soup touches the heart and the funny bone and listeners of all ages will be delighted by this timeless friendship.


Summary

Acclaimed children's author Richard Peck presents the first installment of his autobiographical series that chronicles his fascinating friendship with a boy named Soup. Here, Peck delivers a classic coming-of-age story involving his hilarious misadventures with the trouble-making Soup.


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.