I like these authors: Erin Hunter, Beverly Cleary
, Ted Naifeh, and Nathan Hale.
I definitely pulled some middle-schooler all-nighters reading Beverly Cleary
under the covers--and in the closet.
And not bad for Beverly Cleary
, the beloved author of the Ramona books, the Henry Huggins books, The Mouse and the Motorcycle, and the Newbery Award-winning Dear Mr.
I grew up reading The Princess Diaries Series making Meg Cabot a favorite of mine, alongside Judy Blume and Beverly Cleary
Favorite Book Nominations - Kids and teens may visit any Eugene Public Library location to vote for their favorite books for the Oregon Reader's Choice Award and Beverly Cleary
Children's Choice Award; to see this year's nominees, visit library or www.
Past recipients include such authors as Ezra Jack Keats, Beverly Cleary
, Eric Carle, Judy Blume, and Jon Scieszka.
The date was selected in honor of beloved children 's author Beverly Cleary
who referred to the event in her book, Ramona Quimby, Age 8.
Right now I'm enjoying all this as the Beverly Cleary
Professor for Children and Youth Services at the University of Washington Information School in Seattle-and like Pam [Spencer Holley] and Diane [Tuccillo]--as a founding member of the VOYA board.
Ramona, the exasperating but lovable third-grader, has delighted young readers for over 50 years through the books of Newbery Medal-winning writer Beverly Cleary
Judy Blume and Beverly Cleary
are authors whose books for children have endured the test of time.
She describes herself as the kind of kid who both read everything she could and spent her free time writing away to humanitarian causes but also liked tools and drove a truck in the woods near her homea self-possessed young girl in the mold of Ramona Quimby, the Beverly Cleary
Elsewhere, "Judy Moody" is the latest in a string of underperforming literary adaptations aimed at young girls, including last summer's Beverly Cleary
adaptation "Ramona and Beezus" and a 2007 adaptation of the Nancy Drew books.