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 bought this book years ago for our now ten year old son. He never seemed interested, so it sat in our home library. Read morePublished 15 days ago by Catherine
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 1 month 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 5 months ago by Mary Goble