Betsy Byars

Betsy Byars

  • 4 stars across 24 books
Betsy Byars is a Newbery Medal winner and a National Book Award winner, and has written over 60 books for young people. Her books have appeared on the best books lists of the American Library Association, School Library Journal, and American Bookseller, among others. She lives in South Carolina.
1st May 2014

The Midnight Fox

The Midnight Fox is an atmospheric and heartfelt story, and one of Betsy Byars' best-loved classics.And then, this after... MoreThe Midnight Fox

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1st October 2002

Midnight Fox

Tom is horrified when his parents tell him he is to stay on Aunt Millie's farm while they are away on a trip. When he a... MoreMidnight Fox

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30th July 1981

The Summer of the Swans

A Newbery Medal WinnerAll summer Sara Godfrey has fretted over herself, her impossible body, her terrible new haircut. O... MoreThe Summer of the Swans

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2nd July 2015

The Eighteenth Emergency

Magical storytelling, perfect for fans of Jeff Kinney, David Walliams and Roald Dahl.Mouse has a plan for every emergenc... MoreThe Eighteenth Emergency

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1st July 2003

Me Tarzan

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1st September 1992

The Pinballs

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1st April 1999

The Seven Treasure Hunts

Jackson and his friend Goat set out on a series of treasure hunts, armed with maps and a set of clues. But as the boys b... MoreThe Seven Treasure Hunts

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8th August 2008

Domino

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  • The Midnight Fox

    The Midnight Fox

    by BBear07

    I was given this book as a gift for my birthday.
    I liked that the main character Tom didn’t want to go the farm but in the end he ended up loving it...

  • The Midnight Fox

    The Midnight Fox

    I loved this book.  I read it in preparation for a Year 6 reading group and will be interested to see if they enjoy it as much as I did.  Betsy Byars...

  • Midnight Fox

    Midnight Fox

    This book isn't one I would normally read. It was about a boy called Tom who loves his home-town and nothing more that sitting at home making models....