Helping Children Make Sense of Grownup Problems: Beverly Cleary

I can hardly read Dear Mr. Henshaw (1983, Newbery Medal 1984) by Beverly Cleary without crying.  Sometimes sobbing. Sometimes an ugly cry.  It is such a touching book, and when I read it to my daughter a few weeks ago, I kept choking up and having to stop and regain composure.  My daughter was confused. ... Continue Reading →

Blog at

Up ↑