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Betsy Byars

  • 4 stars across 16 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

    And then, this afternoon,' Uncle Fred said to me, 'you and I'll go after the fox.' Tom, a town boy, is horrified when ... More

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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... More

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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 emerge... More

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    1st July 2003

    Me Tarzan

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    1st January 1993

    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... More

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    8th August 2008

    Domino

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    3rd August 2006

    Midnight Fox

    Tom would do anything not to have to stay on Aunt Millie's farm while his parents are away - he likes the city and hates... More

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    27th July 1981

    The Summer of the Swans

    The orange sneakers were typical of her mood. One minute Sara had been rather fond of them. The next she detested them, ... More

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      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...

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      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...

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