Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Beverly Cleary is 100 today!

Winner of the Newbery and National Book Award, and named a Living Legend in 2000 by the Library of Congress, Beverly Cleary's books include...

Check out this lovely interview/profile with Beverly here.

a highlight:
For Cleary, the most rewarding thing about her writing career has been “the children who have discovered the pleasure of reading with my books,” she says. “I remember when I made the same discovery in third grade, and it was a turning point in my life.”

Happy Birthday, Beverly! And thank you for the books, your gift to all of us.

p.s. - my favorite Beverly Cleary book? The Mouse and The Motorcycle. What's yours?

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