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A Girl from Yamhill

A Girl from Yamhill
Author: Beverly Cleary
ISBN 13: 9780380727407
ISBN 10: 380727404
Edition: Reprint
Publisher: HarperCollins
Publication Date: 1996-10-01
Format: Paperback
Pages: 352
List Price: $12.99

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.

Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

The author sees her child self with the same clarity and objectivity as she has seen her fictional characters.