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Richard Peck
  • Richard Peck

  • Date of birth: April 10, 1934
  • Died: May 24, 2018
  • Born: in Decatur, IL, The United States.

  • Description: Richard Peck was an American novelist known for his prolific contributions to modern young adult literature. He was awarded the Newbery Medal in 2001 for his novel A Year Down Yonder. For his cumulative contribution to young-adult literature, he received the Margaret A. Edwards Award from the American Library Association in 1990.