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Happy 100th Birthday Beverly Cleary!

Beloved children’s author Beverly Cleary turns 100 today!  She’s sold millions of books, won several awards, has statues of her best know characters in a park in Portland, has an elementary school named after her and has written not one but two memoirs. Cleary’s most loved characters, Ramona Quimby, Henry Huggins, Beezus, Ribsy and little Ralph […]

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Happy birthday J.D. Salinger

Happy birthday to J.D. Salinger – the reclusive author of The Catcher in the Rye is 90 years old today. No big party, no busty blonde bombshell jumping out of a cake, no parade down the streets of Cornish in New Hampshire where he lives/hides. The Catcher in the Rye was released in 1951 and […]

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