Beverly Cleary, the revered children’s author who enchanted generations of readers with stories about pesky, curious Ramona and the other young residents of Klickitat Street, has died. She was 104. The Oregon native quietly revolutionized children’s literature with one simple idea: write books about “regular” kids who were special precisely because they were relatable. The…

Beverly Cleary, Legendary Children’s Author Who Quietly Revolutionized Kid Lit, Dies at 104