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Author Cleary, Beverly.
Title A girl from Yamhill : a memoir / Beverly Cleary.
Pub Info New York : Avon Books, [1999]
book jacket
 Osterville-Childrens  J B CLEARY     AVAILABLE
Descript 344 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Continued by: My own two feet.
Originally published: New York : Morrow, ©1988.
"First Avon Books Trade Printing: February 1999"--Title page 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 -- Pukwudjies -- 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.
Subject Cleary, Beverly -- Childhood and youth -- Juvenile literature.
Cleary, Beverly -- Childhood and youth.
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography.
Oregon -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature.
Oregon -- Social life and customs.
Add Title My own two feet.
ISBN 0380727404 (pbk.)
9780380727407 (pbk.)
9780812476347 (hbk.)
0812476344 (hbk.)
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