Beverly Cleary’s Ramona’s World (1999)

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Beverly Cleary's Ramona’s World (1999) Illus. Alan Tiegreen It's the jaded reader in me; when I discovered that there had been another Ramona book published, fifteen years after the last, I was suspicious. I thought of L.M. Montgomery, pushed -- by readers and publishers -- to write more Anne stories,

Beverly Cleary’s Ramona’s World (1999)2014-03-14T19:32:32-05:00

Beverly Cleary’s Ramona Forever (1984)

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Beverly Cleary's Ramona Forever (1984)  Illus. Alan Tiegreen  This Ramona book came along when I was too old (in my young reader's opinion) to be seen reading Ramona books. And, so, I read it in the public library, at a table, with my textbooks and notebooks spread out around me,

Beverly Cleary’s Ramona Forever (1984)2014-03-14T19:34:10-05:00

Beverly Cleary’s Ramona Quimby, Age 8 (1981)

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This volume in the Ramona series opens on a lighter note; Mr. Quimby has found work and without the pressing worries of Ramona and Her Father, there's more time and energy for fun on Klickitat Street. It even shows in Ramona's signature. She has forsaken her "kitty-kat Q" for Quimby

Beverly Cleary’s Ramona Quimby, Age 8 (1981)2014-03-14T19:32:47-05:00

Beverly Cleary’s Ramona and Her Mother (1979)

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Beverly Cleary's Ramona and Her Mother (1979) Illus. Alan Tiegreen HarperTrophy, 2002 What makes Beverly Cleary's stories work is that Ramona is more of a real girl than Pinocchio ever was a real boy. She ticks like a seven-and-a-half-year-old girl ticks. Here are some of my favourite quotes from my

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Beverly Cleary’s Ramona and Her Father (1975)

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Beverly Cleary's Ramona and Her Father (1975) Illus. Alan Tiegreen It's September and Ramona is in the second grade, sitting at the kitchen table, making her list of what she wants for Christmas. She's all about looking ahead. Not just ahead to Christmas, but ahead to the treat that she

Beverly Cleary’s Ramona and Her Father (1975)2017-07-24T15:08:50-05:00
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