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The Golly Sisters Go West (I Can Read Book Series: Level 3)
     

The Golly Sisters Go West (I Can Read Book Series: Level 3)

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by Betsy Byars, Sue Truesdell (Illustrator)
 

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Westward ho!

The Golly Sisters are heading west. They've got new dresses and the best show on either side of the Mississippi. But can they keep their act together long enough to get this show on the road?

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Westward ho!

The Golly Sisters are heading west. They've got new dresses and the best show on either side of the Mississippi. But can they keep their act together long enough to get this show on the road?

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Children's Literature - Mary Quattlebaum
Young readers can get a taste of Byars' humorous storytelling in her "I Can Read" series. This story offers us two goofy performers of Wild West times in the Golly Sisters. In addition to funning, though, the sisters deal with issues of sibling rivalry, disappointment at unappreciative audiences, and the challenge of the unknown.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780064441322
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
09/28/1989
Series:
I Can Read Book 3 Series , #3
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
64
Sales rank:
156,754
Product dimensions:
5.48(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.18(d)
Lexile:
210L (what's this?)
Age Range:
4 - 8 Years

Meet the Author

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.

Sue Truesdell has illustrated many children's books, including How to Talk to Your Dog by Jean Craighead George and Betsy Byars's I Can Read! series about the adventuresome Golly Sisters. Ms. Truesdell lives in Tenafly, New Jersey.

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The Golly Sisters Go West 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is a riot! A great book about singing sisters with a spirit for adventure. 'The Golly Sisters Go West' will crack up kids and adults alike with its funny, good-hearted storyline. Like the other reviewer listed, I remember this story from my childhood, and I remember my mother laughing as much as I did! Very funny!
Guest More than 1 year ago
I learned to read by this book and I remember many nights listening to my mother read to my sister and I. We laughed so much! I am 23 now and laugh every time I think of May-May and Rose. It is wonderful book with a delightful story and hilarious pictures! Highly recommended!