From Beezus and Ramona to Henry and Ribsy, Beverly Cleary’s characters have captured children’s imaginations since 1950, the year the author’s first book, “Henry Huggins,” was published.

Mrs. Cleary’s timeless works have spanned generations thanks to one simple fact: she wrote about kids being kids. Whether the books are fresh in your mind or faint memories, you can test your knowledge in this quiz focusing on some of the Newbery Medal–winning author’s best-known works.



Illustrations Copyright © 1950 “Henry Huggins” (Louis Darling); Copyright © 1955 “Beezus and Ramona” (Louis Darling); Copyright © 2006 “The Mouse and the Motorcycle” (Tracy Dockray) ; Copyright © 2006 “Dear Mr. Henshaw” (Paul O. Zelinsky). Used with the permission of HarperCollins Children’s Books.