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.
Like many other books that are supposedly written for YA (youth audiences or young adults), this book is great for any age. Read morePublished 14 days ago by 2cents
My son and daughter both enjoyed this story. It's a great reader.Published 5 months ago by Jill at Simple Daily Recipes
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 7 months ago by Catherine