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Bookshelf: Beverly Cleary--celebrating her life and work: Home

Celebrating Children's Author Beverly Cleary

Beverly Cleary"Quite often somebody will say, 'What year do your books take place?' and the only answer I can give is, in childhood.” ~ Beverly Cleary

Beverly Cleary, née Beverly Atlee Bunn,  (born April 12, 1916, McMinnville, Oregon, U.S.—died March 25, 2021, Carmel, California), American children’s writer whose award-winning books are lively, humorous portrayals of problems and events faced in real life by school-aged girls and boys... (more

Visit the official website ( for more information about Beverly Cleary's life and works, along with games and other resources. Or check out a book from our Children's & Young Adult Collection--see a selection below. Photo from


Books are available in the A. C. Clark Library and can be placed on hold for pick up or delivered to your home