Betsy Byars is a widely read and loved author of many award-winning middle-grade books for children, including Summer Of The Swans (Viking), a 1971 Newbery Medal winner. The Pinballs was an ALA Notable Children's Book in 1977 as well as the basis for an ABC Afterschool Special. Other books she has written for HarperCollins are Good-bye, Chicken Little; The Seven Treasure Hunts, illustrated by Jennifer Barrett; and three I Can Read Books, the popular The Golly Sisters Go West, Hooray For The Golly Sisters!, and The Golly Sisters Ride Again, all illustrated by Sue Truesdell. Ms. Byars lives in Clemson, South Carolina, with her husband.
I read it to my almost 6 year old grandson and he loved it!! He borrowed it so his mother could reread it to him. Read morePublished 15 days ago by burkehart
I got this book at a garage sale and mainly just because of the black lab on the front of it. I have a black lab who I love and adore. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Mary Goble
tornado is one of the most heartwarming books. I love how they bond and have a great relasionship and what they did for the dog.Published 5 months ago by Jan Helfrich
This was a cute story , a short read but cute. My kids and I enjoyed it very much. I think most families will like it.Published 6 months ago by Tamara Irimagha
My grandson is very interested in weather so he loved reading this book. Nice story about a boy and his dog.Published 8 months ago by Grammy