Just Like Beverly: A Biography of Beverly Cleary
Just Like Beverly: A Biography of Beverly Cleary
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Just Like Beverly: A Biography of Beverly Cleary

Illustrated by David Hohn
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$18.99
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6 - 9
Reading age
48
Page count
42
Words per page
820L
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Aug 13, 2019
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The only picture book biography of beloved children’s author Beverly Cleary, creator of Ramona, Beezus, Henry, Ribsy, Ralph S. Mouse, and more! This charming book tells Beverly’s own story of learning how to read and never giving up on her dreams to write stories for kids just like her.A Junior Library Guild Selection, Just Like Beverly follows the life of Beverly Cleary from her early years in Oregon to her career as a beloved children’s book author. As a young girl, Beverly Cleary struggled to learn to read and found most children’s books dull and uninteresting. She often wondered if there were any books about kids just like her. With hard work, and the encouragement of her parents and a special teacher, she learned to read and at a young age discovered she had a knack for writing. Beverly Cleary’s story comes to life in this beautiful picture book as she grows to follow her dreams of writing the books she longed for as a child, becoming an award-winning writer and one of the most famous children’s authors of all time. Beautiful illustrations capture Cleary’s sense of humor, struggles, and triumphs, and are filled with Easter eggs throughout for readers young and old to discover.

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9781632172228
    Publication Date
    August 13, 2019
    Publisher
    Little Bigfoot
    Page Count
    48
    Words Per Page
    42
    Audience
    Picture
    Reading Age
    6 - 9 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    2019003937
    Lexile® Level
    820L
    Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
    ~S
    ATOS® Book Level
    4.2
    Accelerated Reader® Points
    0.5
    Accelerated Reader Quiz
    504645
    Accelerated Reader Interest Level
    LG

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