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Ribsy

Written by Beverly Cleary & illustrated by Tracy Dockray
Book #6 in the Henry Huggins Series
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Mar 18, 1964
Publication Date
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Pages
8-12
Target Age

What's Ribsy About

Publisher Summary

Newbery Medal-winning author Beverly Cleary gives Henry’s dog, Ribsy, center stage in this dog’s eye view of the adventure of a lifetime. This classic story about a dog and his boy is as fresh and funny as ever!

Good ol’ Ribsy’s ever-curious mind has always gotten him into trouble, but this time he may have gone too far. After a comical turn of events, Ribsy finds himself in the wrong station wagon with the wrong children.

Ribsy will do anything to find Henry, but there’s plenty of excitement to be had along the way—and scoring a touchdown for a local high school team is only part of the fun!

For kids looking for a fast, funny dog story, Ribsy is a winner.

What Kind of Book is Ribsy

Themes:
dogs
pets
Categories:
funny and humorous
Genres:
fiction

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Who Wrote Ribsy

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Beverly Cleary

<p>Beverly Cleary is one of America’s most beloved authors. As a child, she struggled with reading and writing. But by third grade, after spending much time in her public library in Portland, Oregon, she found her skills had greatly improved. Before long, her school librarian was saying that she should write children’s books when she grew up.</p><p>Instead she became a librarian. When a young boy asked her, “Where are the books about kids like us?” she remembered her teacher’s encouragement and was inspired to write the books she’d longed to read but couldn’t find when she was younger. She based her funny stories on her own neighborhood experiences and the sort of children she knew. And so, the Klickitat Street gang was born!</p><p>Mrs. Cleary’s books have earned her many prestigious awards, including the American Library Association’s Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, presented to her in recognition of her lasting contribution to children’s literature. <em>Dear Mr. Henshaw</em> won the Newbery Medal, and <em>Ramona Quimby, Age 8</em> and <em>Ramona and Her Father</em> have been named Newbery Honor Books. Her characters, including Beezus and Ramona Quimby, Henry Huggins, and Ralph, the motorcycle-riding mouse, have delighted children for generations.</p>

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Who Illustrated Ribsy

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Tracy Dockray

Tracy Dockray has illustrated many picture books such as The Tushy Book, Izzy & Oscar, and the prize-winning Lost and Found Pony, as well as an edition of Beverly Cleary’s Ramona series, Stay, Ralph the Mouse series, and Henry Huggins series.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780380709557
Publication Date:
March 18, 1964
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
64013263
WorldCat Number (OCLC):
49673181
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0380709554
Lexile® Level:
820L
Scholastic Level:
O
ATOS® Book Level:
5.0
Accelerated Reader® Points:
4.0
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
7745
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
MG

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