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Beverly Atlee Cleary (Bunn)

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Birthplace: McMinnville, Yamhill County, Oregon, United States
Death: March 25, 2021 (104)
Carmel By The Sea, Monterey County, CA, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Chester Lloyd Bunn and Mable Bunn
Wife of Clarence T Cleary
Mother of Private and Private

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About Beverly Cleary

Beverly Atlee Cleary (née Bunn) was an American writer of children's and young adult fiction. One of America's most successful living authors, 91 million copies of her books have been sold worldwide since her first book was published in 1950. Some of her best known characters are Henry Huggins and his dog Ribsy, Ramona Quimby and Beezus Quimby, and Ralph S. Mouse.

She won the 1981 National Book Award for Ramona and Her Mother and the 1984 Newbery Medal for Dear Mr. Henshaw. For her lifetime contributions to American literature, Cleary received the National Medal of Arts, recognition as a Library of Congress Living Legend, and the Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal from the Association for Library Service to Children.


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Beverly Cleary's Timeline

1916
April 12, 1916
McMinnville, Yamhill County, Oregon, United States
2021
March 25, 2021
Age 104
Carmel By The Sea, Monterey County, CA, United States