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"Beloved children's author Beverly Cleary won both a Newbery Award (for Dear Mr. Henshaw in 1984) and National Book Award (for Ramona and Her Mother in 1981.) D.E.A.R Day (Drop Everything and Read) is celebrated in honor of her birthday on April 12."
"Best known for his Pulitzer Prize winning novel Lonesome Dove, Larry McMurtry wrote primarily about the Old West and Texas, but also memoirs and biographies. His novels have been made into Oscar winning films and Emmy winning TV shows."
"Children's book author Norton Juster, best known for The Phantom Tollbooth, infused his love of puns and wordplay into all of his books. His picture book The Hello, Goodbye Window won the Caldecott Medal for illustrations done by Chris Raschka."