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A girl from Yamhill : a memoir

Author: Beverly Cleary
Publisher: New York : Morrow, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Follows the popular children's author from her childhood years in Oregon through high school and into young adulthood, highlighting her family life and her growing interest in writing. The growing-up years in the Northwest of one of the greats of children's literature. Details the early life in the Northwest of one of the greats of children's literature. Generations of children have grown up with Henry Huggins,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Beverly Cleary; Beverly Cleary; Beverly Cleary
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Beverly Cleary
ISBN: 0688078001 9780688078003 9780380727407 0380727404
OCLC Number: 17200397
Notes: Continued by: My own two feet.
Description: 279 pages, [29] pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Girl from Yam Hill.
Responsibility: Beverly Cleary.
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Follows the popular children's author from her childhood years in Oregon through high school and into young adulthood, highlighting her family life and her growing interest in writing. The growing-up years in the Northwest of one of the greats of children's literature. Details the early life in the Northwest of one of the greats of children's literature. Generations of children have grown up with Henry Huggins, Ramona Quimby, and all of their friends, families, and assorted pets. For everyone who has enjoyed the pranks and schemes, embarrassing moments, and all of the other poignant and colorful images of childhood brought to life in Beverly Cleary books, here is the fascinating true story of the remarkable woman who created them.

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