Richard Wayne Peck (born April 5, 1934) is 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 (the sequel to A Long Way From Chicago.) For his cumulative contribution to young-adult literature he received the Margaret A. Edwards Award from the American Library Association in 1990.

Property Value
dbo:abstract
  • Richard Wayne Peck (born April 5, 1934) is 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 (the sequel to A Long Way From Chicago.) For his cumulative contribution to young-adult literature he received the Margaret A. Edwards Award from the American Library Association in 1990. (en)
dbo:activeYearsStartYear
  • 1972-01-01 (xsd:date)
dbo:birthDate
  • 1934-04-10 (xsd:date)
  • 1934-4-10
dbo:birthPlace
dbo:genre
dbo:influencedBy
dbo:nationality
dbo:thumbnail
dbo:wikiPageExternalLink
dbo:wikiPageID
  • 5353409 (xsd:integer)
dbo:wikiPageRevisionID
  • 745118490 (xsd:integer)
dbp:caption
  • Peck at the National Bookfest in 2013
dbp:date
  • March 2013
dbp:debutWorks
  • Don't Look and It Won't Hurt, 1972
dbp:occupation
  • Writer
dbp:reason
  • actually this should be covered in prose; anyway producer/studio should be identified
dct:description
  • American young adult novelist (en)
dct:subject
http://purl.org/linguistics/gold/hypernym
rdf:type
rdfs:comment
  • Richard Wayne Peck (born April 5, 1934) is 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 (the sequel to A Long Way From Chicago.) For his cumulative contribution to young-adult literature he received the Margaret A. Edwards Award from the American Library Association in 1990. (en)
rdfs:label
  • Richard Peck (writer) (en)
owl:sameAs
prov:wasDerivedFrom
foaf:depiction
foaf:gender
  • male (en)
foaf:givenName
  • Richard (en)
foaf:isPrimaryTopicOf
foaf:name
  • Richard Peck (en)
foaf:surname
  • Peck (en)
is dbo:author of
is dbo:wikiPageDisambiguates of
is dbo:wikiPageRedirects of
is dbo:writer of
is foaf:primaryTopic of