Monthly Archives: March 2021

Beverly Cleary: 1916 – 2021

Originally posted on Lost Classics of Teen Lit: 1939-1989:
Beverly Cleary, bless her nonagenarian heart, is best known for her juvenile fiction about the Leave It To Beaver-type adventures of Henry Huggins, and Beezus (and especially) Ramona Quimby:   books…

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The Best Little Girl In The World By Steven Levenkron

The idea came to her with a flash of excitement. Francesca was fat. Francesca was dead. I feel like this is one of those titles that for a couple of decades was as widely-known and widely-read as Are You There … Continue reading

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Movie Madness and/or Mania: The Day The Senior Class Got Married (1985)

If you’re like me, one of the wonders of living in this modern age is the fact that a lot of ephemeral, discarded, and long-forgotten media is constantly bubbling back up to the surface, courtesy of the internet. So (obviously) … Continue reading

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