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Betsy Byars (b. 1928) is an award-winning American author of more than fifty children’s and young adult titles, including The Summer of the Swans (1970), which earned her the Newbery Medal. She has also received a National Book Award for The Night Swimmers (1980) and an Edgar Award for Wanted . . . Mud Blossom (1991). Byars began writing in college and submitted stories to magazines while raising four children. Her first novel, Clementine, was published in 1962, and in the decades since, she became one of America’s best-loved authors for young readers, with popular series including Bingo Brown and the Blossom Family stories. Byars and her husband, Ed, are both licensed aircraft pilots and live above their own private hangar on an airstrip in Seneca, South Carolina.
Threatened with the loss of his private place in the attic of his crowded home, a young boy determines to keep it at all costs.
Posted July 30, 2008
this book's plot was very dull and unimaginative. i mean, come on, he didn't want to give up the attic because that's the place where he can draw and such but it was very very very boringgg. im sorry, but this book deserves less than one star. thumbs down, wayyyyy down.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
Posted October 29, 2006
Posted July 17, 2006