Beverly Cleary is one of America's most beloved authors. Mrs. Cleary's books have earned her many prestigious awards, including the American Library Association's Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, presented to her in recognition of her lasting contribution to children's literature. Dear Mr. Henshaw won the Newbery Medal, and Ramona Quimby, Age 8 and Ramona and Her Father have been named Newbery Honor Books. Her characters, including Beezus and Ramona Quimby, Henry Huggins, and Ralph, the motorcycle-riding mouse, have delighted children for generations.
Remembering Ramona and Beverly Cleary’s Attention to Childhood Emotions
Sadie Shorr-Parks takes a look back at Beverly Cleary's "Ramona Quimby, Age 8," recently rereleased by William Morrow....