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A Girl from Yamhill

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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

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.

Synopsis:

In the first volume of her heartwarming autobiography, Beverly Cleary recalls her early childhood, growing up on a rural farm and later near her beloved Klickitat Street in Portland, Oregon, the setting of many of her stories. Reprint.

Synopsis:

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.

Table of Contents

Yamhill: Early memories — Those pioneer ancestors — Little schoolmarm — Farm — Mother's rules — Children — Grandpa and grandma — Library — Portland: Big city — School — Miss Marius — Gregory Heights — My character and music — Love and the spelling bee — Awful boys and a decision — House and the car — Platoon system — Uncle Joe — Eighth grade — Summer of change — High school freshmen — Pukwidjies — Depression summer — Mothers and daughters — "Wise fools" — First dates — Girls' league show — Employment — Puddin' — Happiest days — Letter.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780061756726
Publisher:
HarperCollins
Subject:
Children's fiction
Author:
Beverly Cleary
Author:
Cleary, Beverly
Subject:
Stories
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography : Literary
Subject:
Authors, American
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Biography / Autobiography
Subject:
Oregon
Subject:
Social life and customs
Subject:
Social Situations - Abuse
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography : General
Subject:
Lifestyles - Farm Life
Subject:
Lifestyles - Farm & Ranch Life
Subject:
Situations / Adolescence
Subject:
Authors, American -- 20th century.
Subject:
Children s Middle Readers-General
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-Biography
Subject:
Children s Pacific Northwest-Young Adult Fiction
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Biography
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-General
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Teen Issues
Subject:
Children s-Children s Authors and Illustrators
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
19961001
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
352

Related Subjects

Children's » Nonfiction » Biographies
Children's » Nonfiction » Farm
Young Adult » Fiction » Short Stories
Young Adult » Nonfiction » Teen Issues

A Girl from Yamhill
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Product details 352 pages HarperCollins - English 9780061756726 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , In the first volume of her heartwarming autobiography, Beverly Cleary recalls her early childhood, growing up on a rural farm and later near her beloved Klickitat Street in Portland, Oregon, the setting of many of her stories. Reprint.
"Synopsis" by , 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.
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