She is in for a rude awakening, however, when she discovers that her mother accidentally put a raw egg in her lunch, rather than a hard-boiled one. Ramona, naturally, is mortified. When she brings Chevrolet to school for show and tell, the whole class laughs at her. While Beezus is babysitting in Beezus and Ramona , Ramona goes down to the basement, where she finds a huge crate of apples and eats one bite out of every single one of them, because the first bite is the best, of course.
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But by third grade, after spending much time in her public library in Portland, Oregon, she found her skills had greatly improved. Before long, her school librarian was saying that she should write children's books when she grew up. Instead she became a librarian.
When a young boy asked her, "Where are the books about kids like us?
She based her funny stories on her own neighborhood experiences and the sort of children she knew. And so, the Klickitat Street gang was born! Cleary's books have earned her many prestigious awards, including the American Library Association's Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, presented to her in recognition of her lasting contribution to children's literature. Dear Mr. Her characters, including Beezus and Ramona Quimby, Henry Huggins, and Ralph, the motorcycle-riding mouse, have delighted children for generations. Jaqueline Rogers has been a professional children's book illustrator for more than twenty years and has worked on nearly one hundred children's books.
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However, she is friends with him still.