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Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Happy 100th, Beverly Cleary!

Ramona Quimby was a supporting character in Cleary's first book, Henry Huggins. "Ramona just appeared on her own and kept growing in each book," Cleary says.Beloved children's author, Beverly Cleary, celebrates her 100th birthday today! Her birthday is has also been designated "Drop Everything and Read Day". Cleary has some great stories of her own life and the inspirations for her characters. Enjoy them at The New Yorker and NPR!