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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
Henry and Ribsy Beverly Cleary

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Beezus and Ramona is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Beverly Cleary Books
Beezus and Ramona Beverly Cleary

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Ramona the Pest is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Beverly Cleary Books
Ramona the Pest Beverly Cleary

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The Mouse and the Motorcycle 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
Ramona Quimby, Age 8 Beverly Cleary

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Ramona the Brave is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Beverly Cleary Books
Ramona the Brave Beverly Cleary

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Henry Huggins is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Beverly Cleary Books
Henry Huggins Beverly Cleary

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Runaway Ralph is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Beverly Cleary Books
Runaway Ralph Beverly Cleary

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Socks is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Beverly Cleary Books
Socks Beverly Cleary

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Dear Mr. Henshaw is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Beverly Cleary Books
Dear Mr. Henshaw Beverly Cleary

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Henry and Beezus is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Beverly Cleary Books
Henry and Beezus Beverly Cleary

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Ramona and Her Mother is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Beverly Cleary Books
Ramona and Her Mother Beverly Cleary

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Ribsy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Beverly Cleary Books
Ribsy Beverly Cleary

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Ralph S. Mouse is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Beverly Cleary Books
Ralph S. Mouse Beverly Cleary

The Best Ramona Books

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Fifteen is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Beverly Cleary Books
Fifteen Beverly Cleary

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Ramona and Her Father is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Beverly Cleary Books
Ramona and Her Father Beverly Cleary

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Strider is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Beverly Cleary Books
Strider Beverly Cleary

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Ramona Forever is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Beverly Cleary Books
Ramona Forever Beverly Cleary

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Muggie Maggie is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Beverly Cleary Books
Muggie Maggie Beverly Cleary

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Henry and the Clubhouse is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Beverly Cleary Books
Henry and the Clubhouse Beverly Cleary

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Henry and the Paper Route is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Beverly Cleary Books
Henry and the Paper Route Beverly Cleary

The Top Must-Read Books of All-Time

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My own two feet is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Beverly Cleary Books
My own two feet Beverly Cleary

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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
Two times the fun Beverly Cleary

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Mitch and Amy is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Beverly Cleary Books
Mitch and Amy Beverly Cleary

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Sister of the Bride is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Beverly Cleary Books
Sister of the Bride Beverly Cleary

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Leave It to Beaver is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Beverly Cleary Books
Leave It to Beaver Beverly Cleary

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Ramona's World is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Beverly Cleary Books
Ramona's World Beverly Cleary

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Otis Spofford is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Beverly Cleary Books
Otis Spofford Beverly Cleary

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Ellen Tebbits is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Beverly Cleary Books
Ellen Tebbits Beverly Cleary

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A girl from Yamhill is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Beverly Cleary Books
A girl from Yamhill Beverly Cleary