Books The Best Beverly Cleary Books  

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List of the best Beverly Cleary books, ranked by voracious readers in the Ranker community. With commercial success and critical acclaim, there's no doubt that Beverly Cleary is one of the most popular authors of the last 100 years. Known for her young adult novels for middle readers, her most famous character is Ramona Quimby, and has written many other memorable books as well. If you're a huge fan of her work, then vote on your favorite novels below and make your opinion count. This poll is also a great resource for new fans of Beverly Cleary who want to know which novels they should start reading first. With memorable characters and excellent storytelling, there's no reason why you shouldn't check out her work if you're a big reader.

Items on this list include Ramona Quimby, Age 8 and Henry Huggins. What are Beverly Cleary's best novels? Vote on this list and help us definitively answer that question.
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Henry and Ribsy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Beverly Cleary Books
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Ramona the Pest is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Beverly Cleary Books
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The Mouse and the Motorcycle is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Beverly Cleary Books

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Beezus and Ramona is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Beverly Cleary Books
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Ramona Quimby, Age 8 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Beverly Cleary Books
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Ramona the Brave is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Beverly Cleary Books
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Henry Huggins is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Beverly Cleary Books
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Runaway Ralph is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Beverly Cleary Books
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Socks is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Beverly Cleary Books
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Dear Mr. Henshaw is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Beverly Cleary Books
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Henry and Beezus is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Beverly Cleary Books
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Ramona and Her Mother is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Beverly Cleary Books
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Ribsy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Beverly Cleary Books
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Ralph S. Mouse is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Beverly Cleary Books
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Fifteen is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Beverly Cleary Books
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Ramona and Her Father is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Beverly Cleary Books
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Strider is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Beverly Cleary Books
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Ramona Forever is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Beverly Cleary Books
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Muggie Maggie is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Beverly Cleary Books
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Henry and the Clubhouse is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Beverly Cleary Books
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Henry and the Paper Route is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Beverly Cleary Books
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My own two feet is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Beverly Cleary Books
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Emily's Runaway Imagination is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Beverly Cleary Books

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Two times the fun is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Beverly Cleary Books
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Mitch and Amy is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Beverly Cleary Books
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Sister of the Bride is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Beverly Cleary Books
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Leave It to Beaver is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Beverly Cleary Books
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Ramona's World is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Beverly Cleary Books
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Otis Spofford is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Beverly Cleary Books
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Ellen Tebbits is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Beverly Cleary Books
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A girl from Yamhill is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Beverly Cleary Books
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