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Watch Now: Discovering Beverly Cleary

Award-winning author Beverly Cleary is internationally known for her characters Ramona, Beezus, Henry and many others. Her first book, Henry Huggins, was an immediate bestseller, changing the course of writing for children. Meet authors, illustrators, and an editor, all touched by her work,. Best of all, join us for a rare interview with Mrs. Cleary as she approaches her 100th birthday.

"Discovering Beverly Cleary" In The Community

Quiz: Do You Know Beverly Cleary's Books?

Test your Beverly Cleary knowledge in this quiz focusing on some of the Newbery Medal–winning author's best-known works. 

Slideshow: Beverly Cleary Through The Years

See snapshots of the last 100 years of Beverly Cleary's life.

5 Things To Know About Beverly Cleary

We know Ramona. We know Ralph and Beezus, too. But what about the woman who brought those characters to life? Here are five facts about author Beverly Cleary.

About Discovering Beverly Cleary

Support for Oregon Art Beat's "Discovering Beverly Cleary" is provided by The Kinsman Foundation, Kay Kitagawa and Andy Johnson-Laird, Sharon and Keith Barnes, the Oregon Arts Commission, Ronni Lacroute and the Wyss Foundation. Additional support provided by Blaine Morley and Elizabeth Large, The Roundhouse Foundation, Jean and Ray Auel and The Jackson Foundation. Additional funders available on request. Contest rules available here.