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- A GIRL FROM YAMHILL - A MEMOIR - Celebrating A Timeless Classic
DetailsTold in her own words, A Girl from Yamhill is Newbery Medal-winning author Beverly Cleary's heartfelt and relatable memoir--now with a beautifully redesigned cover! Generations of children have read Beverly Cleary's books. From Ramona Quimby to Henry Huggins, Ralph S. Mouse to Ellen Tebbits, she has created an evergreen body of work based on the humorous tales and heartfelt anxieties of middle graders. But in A Girl from Yamhill, Beverly Cleary tells a more personal story--her story--of what adolescence was like.In warm but honest detail, Beverly describes life in Oregon during the Great Depression, including her difficulties in learning to read, and offers a slew of anecdotes that were, perhaps, the inspiration for some of her beloved stories. 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's books, here is the fascinating true story of the remarkable woman who created them.ABOUT THE AUTHOR : Beverly Clearys books have earned her many prestigious awards. In honor of her achievements, shes been named a Living Legend by the Library of Congress. Of most importance to Beverly Cleary, her books have won more than thirty-five statewide awards based on the votes of her young readers. Her characters, including Henry Huggins, Beezus and Ramona Quimby, Ellen Tebbits and Otis Spofford, as well as Ribsy, Socks and Ralph S. Mouse, have delighted children for generations.
SKU Code PRK B 3194 Weight in Kg 0.0700 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9780062453310 Author Name Beverly Cleary Publisher Name HARPER COLLINS