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Ramona's World [Hardcover]

By Beverly Cleary (Author) & Alan Tiegreen (Illustrator)
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Follows the adventures of nine-year-old Ramona at home with big sister Beezus and baby sister Roberta, and at school in Mrs. Meacham's class.

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Nine-year-old Ramona's world is getting bigger by the day. She absolutely can't wait to start fourth grade and tell everyone about her new baby sister, Roberta--and to show off her amazing playground skills.

Once she gets to school, even the realization that she is bad--nay, rotten--at spelling doesn't discourage her. She has old friends, like Howie and Yard Ape, and a new best friend, Daisy, who doesn't get mad when Ramona causes a calamity. With pals like these, the scary task of being a responsible big sister won't faze Ramona.

Newbery Medal-winning author Beverly Cleary brings the beloved Ramona Quimby back for another year of troubles and triumphs. This new edition of Ramona's World boasts lively new illustrations by Jacqueline Rogers--and a world of fun, love, and friendship.

Awards and Recognitions
Ramona's World by Beverly Cleary & Alan Tiegreen has received the following awards and recognitions -

  • Charlie May Simon Children's Book Award - 2001-2002 Winner - Grades 4-6 category
  • North Carolina Children's Book Award - 2001 Nominee - Junior Book category
  • Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Award - 2001 Nominee - Grades 3-6 category
  • South Carolina Childrens, Junior and Young Adult Book Award - 2001-2002 Nominee - Children's category

Citations And Professional Reviews
Ramona's World by Beverly Cleary & Alan Tiegreen has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
  • Hornbook Guide to Children - 01/01/2000 page 76
  • Publishers Weekly - 06/07/1999 page 83
  • Kirkus Review - Children - 07/01/1999 page 1052
  • Booklist - 06/15/1999 page 1824
  • Ingram Advance - 08/01/1999 page 16
  • School Library Journal - 08/01/1999 page 131
  • People Weekly - 10/25/1999 page 55
  • Beyond the Cover Author Interv - 11/01/1999 page 5
  • New York Times - 11/21/1999 page 28
  • Hornbook Guide to Children - 07/01/1999 page 76

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Item Specifications...

Studio: HarperCollins
Pages   211
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.75" Width: 6" Height: 8.5"
Weight:   0.8 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Aug 25, 1999
Publisher   HarperCollins
Age  8-12
ISBN  0688168167  
ISBN13  9780688168162  
UPC  046594015990  

Availability  0 units.

More About Beverly Cleary & Alan Tiegreen

Beverly Cleary Beverly Cleary is one of America's most popular authors. Born in McMinnville, Oregon, she lived on a farm in Yamhill until she was six and then moved to Portland. After college, as the children's librarian in Yakima, Washington, she was challenged to find stories for non-readers. She wrote her first book, Henry Huggins, inresponse to a boy's question, "Where are the books about kids like us?"

Mrs. Cleary's books have earned her many prestigious awards, including the Amercan Library Association's Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, presented in recognition of her lasting contribution to children's literature.

Her Dear Mr. Henshaw was awarded the 1984 John Newbery Medal, and both Ramona Quimby, Age 8 and Ramona and Her Father have been named Newbery Honor Books. In addition, her books have won more than thirty-five statewide awards based on the votes of her young readers. Her characters, including Henry Huggins, Ellen Tebbits, Otis Spofford, and Beezus and Ramona Quimby, as well as Ribsy, Socks, and Ralph S. Mouse, have delighted children for generations. Mrs. Cleary lives in coastal California.

Beverly Cleary currently resides in Carmel, in the state of California. Beverly Cleary was born in 1916.

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Reviews - What do customers think about Ramona's World?

Ramonas World by Beverly Cleary  Mar 1, 2007
I love the book Ramonas World because thers a lot of action the book has always been my favorite book since ive been in third grade I have at least read the book 5 or 6 times I hope Beverly Cleary comes out with another book.
I just finished reading this book to my elementary-aged daughters, and we had such a blast! I remember loving the Ramona books as a little girl in the 70s, and I was surprised to see some newer ones out.

As a parent, it's so refreshing to read a book where the humor is clean, and the author sees a need to preserve childhood. So many books today try to corrupt the innocent minds of children.

Each chapter of the book has a clear story arc and can be read as a stand-alone bedtime story. Yet unlike a short story, this children's novel gave us something to look forward to every night at bedtime. We couldn't wait to see what would happen next!

We don't want the series to end and hope Mrs. Cleary will write at least one more Ramona book!
A Parent's Veiw  Jul 24, 2006
I am the mother of an 8 year-old girl. She absolutly loved the book and it kept her busy for days. I really enjoyed the fast shipping on the book and in was in great condition
My forever favorite seris  May 16, 2006
Beverly Cleary is amazing at bringing the spunky little Ramona to life. Ramona can always find trouble. Her family seems so real and the situations are so funny. I have been reading Ramona since I was little and even now as a teen, I still re- read her books. When I started writing myself, the Ramona books were my inspiration. Without them I wouldn't have read as much or never even started writing. They are so wonderful and fun to read. No matter what age you are, you will love them.
Ramona's world  Mar 31, 2006
Ramona's World
By: Beverly Cleary
Review By: F. Fang
Period. 3

Ramano's World is a fun book too read. It is about a girl named Ramona who is 9 years old. Ramona has a mom and dad, a big sister and a little one too. She was excited because her mom and dad just got a baby sister and she was really excited too see her. When she first saw her she was so surprised how little finger she had. She was in the forth grade and she was always a good girl. When she started fifth grade she met a new best friend.
I liked this book because it was really interesting. It was interesting because I was once in 4th grade too and too see how she went through 4th grade was pretty exciting. Ramona goes wants too be a big girl. She was not concerned about the 4th grade. She just learned how too put up with all of the teachers. Until one day Yard Ape dropped her a little nope while he was walking too the pencil sharpener and it was a note from the teacher. How teacher tells other kids too give other kids note is weird because I did not do that in 4th grade.
One part I disliked in the book is when Ramona was sad just because she wanted too argue with her mom instead of let her mom agree on what she wanted too do. I think that's pretty weird because most kids would be happy they don't have too argue too get what they want but Ramona actually wants too fight and argue with her mom too persuade too her that her new friend Daisy is a nice girl. This was the only part I did not really like.
My favorite part of this book is when Ramona and Daisy go to Daisy's house and play dress up. It was a pretty exciting part. While I was reading this chapter I was totally laughing. I think that playing dress is really fun. That's why I liked this part so much. Ramona gets a big red dress and Daisy get a yellow one with glitter on it and they pretend too be superstars. Wearing high heels and walking on a red carpet. This is my favorite part of the story Ramona's world.

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