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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

Beverly Cleary Books Available at the A.C. Clark Library

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