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Henry Huggins

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Henry Huggins

Written by Beverly Cleary with illustrations by Louis Darling

Come join Henry on Klickitat Street as he gets into hijinks --- usually with the help of Ribsy and none other than Ramona Quimby.

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Henry Huggins

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Written by Beverly Cleary with illustrations by Louis Darling - Children's, Children's 8-12, Classics, Fiction, Friendship, Humor, Youth Fiction

For third grader Henry Huggins, life on Klickitat Street was just about as exciting as getting your tonsils out. That is, until a thump, thump, thump of a stray dog’s tail changed Henry’s life forever. From the moment the hungry pup, Ribsy, looked up longingly at Henry’s ice-cream cone while sitting on a downtown sidewalk, the two became inseparable. Beginning with trouble on the bus trip home that leads to a thrilling ride in a police car, Ribsy ensures that Henry will never have another dull moment. Together, Henry and Ribsy cause more excitement than Klickitat Street can handle!

Written by Beverly Cleary with illustrations by Louis Darling. - Children's, Children's 8-12, Classics, Fiction, Youth Fiction

Henry Huggins wants a new bicycle more than anything. Since money doesn’t grow on trees, Henry takes matters into his own hands and enlists the aid of neighborhood pal Beezus Quimby to help him make his dreams of wheeling down Klickitat Street on a shiny red bike come true. But somehow Henry and Beezus’s attempts to earn money go awry. Selling bubblegum on the playground lands them in trouble with the teacher, and bidding at a bicycle auction results in losing Beezus’s pesty little sister, Ramona. Still, no matter what they get into, Henry is lucky to have Beezus by his side.

Written by Beverly Cleary with illustrations by Louis Darling. - Children's, Children's 8-12, Classics, Fiction, Youth Fiction

Ever since the day Ribsy walked into Henry Huggins’s life, the pup’s appetite for adventure has gotten him into all kinds of trouble --- not least of which is stealing a policeman’s lunch. So when Henry asks his dad if Ribsy can go along on their big fishing trip, Mr. Huggins agrees under one condition: the dog must learn to behave himself first. Henry feels certain Ribsy can rise to the occasion. But his four-legged friend just can’t stop sniffing out scrapes. Whether terrorizing the garbage man or gobbling Ramona Quimby’s ice-cream cone, Ribsy’s a handful...and it’s going to take all of Henry’s ingenuity to come up with a solution.

Written by Beverly Cleary with illustrations by Louis Darling - Children's, Children's 8-12, Classics, Family, Family Life, Fiction, Friendship, Humor, Youth Fiction

When Henry Huggins sees his friend Scooter delivering newspapers, he’s seized with the desire for a paper route of his very own. But Scooter’s boss, Mr. Capper, won’t hire Henry because Henry’s not yet 11! While Henry waits impatiently for his birthday to come, he tries everything he can think of to get Mr. Capper to change his mind. But in the end it might just be pesky little Ramona Quimby who saves the day....

Written by Beverly Cleary with illustrations by Louis Darling - Children's, Children's 8-12, Family, Family Life, Fiction, Friendship, Humor, Youth Fiction

Now that Henry Huggins finally has a paper route, he doesn’t have much free time with his friends. Which makes the building of a boys-only clubhouse all the more important! With a top secret password for entry and an old stuffed owl keeping watch, Henry and his pals are thrilled with their private space. But Henry soon realizes that even a No Girls Allowed sign won’t keep out neighborhood pest Ramona Quimby --- and once Ramona gets mad, she just might cause the end of Henry’s newspaper career.

Written by Beverly Cleary with illustrations by Louis Darling - Children's, Children's 8-12, Fiction, Friendship, Humor, Youth Fiction

All Ribsy wanted to do that ordinary Saturday morning was ride along with his boy, Henry Huggins, in the family’s new station wagon. But a wild turn of events leaves Ribsy lost in a rainy mall parking lot, discovered by a rowdy group of little girls, and taken to a strange home where he’s scrubbed with flower-scented shampoo and petted half to death. Ribsy is desperate to find Henry, but he hits a roadblock when he can’t pick up Henry’s scent. Ribsy’s quest to get back home will take him places he never imagined going --- but if it reunites him with the boy who saved his life, every step of the way will be worth it.