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A Girl From Yamhill

A Memoir
Cleary, Beverly (Book - 1999)
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A Girl From Yamhill
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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.
Authors: Cleary, Beverly
Title: A girl from Yamhill
a memoir
Publisher: New York : Avon Books, [1999]
Characteristics: 344 p. :,ill. ;,20 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Beverly Cleary
Notes: Continued by: My own two feet
Originally published: New York : Morrow, c1988
"First Avon Books Trade Printing: February 1999"--T.p. verso
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
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.
ISBN: 0380727404
9780380727407
9780812476347
0812476344
Branch Call Number: j B-C623g
Subject Headings: Cleary, Beverly Childhood and youth Juvenile literature Authors, American 20th century Biography Juvenile literature Oregon Social life and customs Juvenile literature
Topical Term: Authors, American
LCCN: 87031554
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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.


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