Betsy Byars has written more than 45 books for young readers and has won numerous awards. The humor, compassion, and insight Byars brings to each of her books won her a large audience of admirers both in the United States and abroad. Six of Byars' novels have been named ALA Notable Books, and in 1971, The Summer of the Swans
- a story about a 14-year-old girl and her mentally retarded brother - won the Newbery Award as the most distinguished contribution to literature for children in the year of its publication.
This collection, including The Summer of the Swans, features three Byars classics.
Midnight Fox ©1968 Betsy Byars; (P)2008 Penguin
The Summer of the Swans ©1970 Betsy Byars; (P)2008 Penguin
Trouble River ©1969 Betsy Byars; (P)2008 Penguin