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The Resource A girl from Yamhill : a memoir, Beverly Cleary

A girl from Yamhill : a memoir, Beverly Cleary

Label
A girl from Yamhill : a memoir
Title
A girl from Yamhill
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Beverly Cleary
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Follows the popular children's author from her childhood years in Oregon through high school and into young adulthood, highlighting her family life and her growing interest in writing. The growing-up years in the Northwest of one of the greats of children's literature. Details the early life in the Northwest of one of the greats of children's literature. Generations of children have grown up with Henry Huggins, Ramona Quimby, and all of their friends, families, and assorted pets. 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 books, here is the fascinating true story of the remarkable woman who created them
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cleary, Beverly
Dewey number
  • 813/.54
  • 92
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Interest level
High School
LC call number
PS3553.L3914
LC item number
Z465 1988
Literary form
non fiction
Reading level
8.5
Study program name
Reading Counts RC
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cleary, Beverly
  • Authors, American
  • Oregon
  • Cleary, Beverly
  • Authors, American
  • Cleary, Beverly
  • Authors, American
  • Manners and customs
  • Oregon
  • Authors, American
  • Oregon
Target audience
juvenile
Label
A girl from Yamhill : a memoir, Beverly Cleary
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/description/hc044/87031554.html
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Continued by: My own two feet
Bibliography note
Autobiographical
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Yamhill: Early memories -- Those pioneer ancestors -- Little schoolmarm -- Farm -- Mother's rules -- Children -- Grandpa and grandma -- Library -- Portland: Big city -- School -- Miss Marius -- Gregory Heights -- My character and music -- Love and the spelling bee -- Awful boys and a decision -- House and the car -- Platoon system -- Uncle Joe -- Eighth grade -- Summer of change -- High school freshmen -- Pukwidjies -- Depression summer -- Mothers and daughters -- "Wise fools" -- First dates -- Girls' league show -- Employment -- Puddin' -- Happiest days -- Letter
Control code
ocm17200397
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
279 pages, 29 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780688078003
Lccn
87031554
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)17200397
Label
A girl from Yamhill : a memoir, Beverly Cleary
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/description/hc044/87031554.html
Publication
Note
Continued by: My own two feet
Bibliography note
Autobiographical
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Yamhill: Early memories -- Those pioneer ancestors -- Little schoolmarm -- Farm -- Mother's rules -- Children -- Grandpa and grandma -- Library -- Portland: Big city -- School -- Miss Marius -- Gregory Heights -- My character and music -- Love and the spelling bee -- Awful boys and a decision -- House and the car -- Platoon system -- Uncle Joe -- Eighth grade -- Summer of change -- High school freshmen -- Pukwidjies -- Depression summer -- Mothers and daughters -- "Wise fools" -- First dates -- Girls' league show -- Employment -- Puddin' -- Happiest days -- Letter
Control code
ocm17200397
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
279 pages, 29 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780688078003
Lccn
87031554
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)17200397

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