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Betsy Byars

Born on August 7th, 1928, Charlotte, North Carolina, US

Died on February 26, 2020 (aged 91), Seneca, South Carolina, US


Betsy was an American author of children's books. Her novel Summer of the Swans won the 1971 Newbery Medal. She has also received a National Book Award for Young People's Literature for The Night Swimmers (1980) and an Edgar Award for Wanted ... Mud Blossom (1991).

Betsy's book in Leaf Through a Good Book

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