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Byars, Betsy Cromer

Overview
Works: 319 works in 2,030 publications in 19 languages and 125,903 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Biography  Anecdotes  Detective and mystery stories, American  Interviews  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Subject Headings: Novelists, American 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.B9836, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Betsy Cromer Byars
Publications by Betsy Cromer Byars
Most widely held works by Betsy Cromer Byars
The summer of the swans by Betsy Cromer Byars( Book )
132 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in 15 languages and held by 7,375 libraries worldwide
A teen-age girl gains new insight into herself and her family when her mentally handicapped brother gets lost
The pinballs by Betsy Cromer Byars( Book )
81 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 4,009 libraries worldwide
Translation of "The Pinballs."
Wanted-- Mud Blossom by Betsy Cromer Byars( Book )
23 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,350 libraries worldwide
Convinced that Mud is responsible for the disappearance of the school hamster that was his responsibility for the weekend, Junior Blossom is determined that the dog should be tried for his "crime."
The midnight fox by Betsy Cromer Byars( Book )
62 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 3,190 libraries worldwide
Tony dislikes spending the summer on his aunt's farm until he discovers a black fox in the forest and tracks her to her den
The not-just-anybody family by Betsy Cromer Byars( Book )
39 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,055 libraries worldwide
With a young brother in the hospital, a grandfather in jail, and their mother traveling with a rodeo, Maggie and Vern try to settle family problems
Cracker Jackson by Betsy Cromer Byars( Book )
26 editions published between 1981 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 2,951 libraries worldwide
After attempting to save his ex-babysitter from wife abuse, Cracker Jackson gains an adult insight into the sadness of failed heroics
The 18th emergency by Betsy Cromer Byars( Book )
61 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,830 libraries worldwide
When the toughest boy in school swears to kill him, twelve year-old Mouse finds little help from friends and must prepare for this emergency alone
The burning questions of Bingo Brown by Betsy Cromer Byars( Book )
26 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 2,827 libraries worldwide
A boy is puzzled by the comic and confusing questions of youth and worried by disturbing insights into adult conflicts
The SOS file by Betsy Cromer Byars( Book )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 2,741 libraries worldwide
The students in Mr. Magro's class submit stories for the SOS file about their biggest emergencies, and then they read them aloud for extra credit. Throughout the year, Mr. Magro's students have written about their biggest emergencies and tucked them into the SOS File. Now it's time to read the stories out loud and try to guess who hasn't earned extra credit. Sit back and enjoy twelve humorously illustrated stories that are sure to keep your heart thumping. Have you ever needed to call 9-1-1, but you couldn't get to a phone? Have you ever needed to run, but your legs were like spaghetti? Have you ever needed to yell "help!" but your throat was dry with fear? Laugh, cry, and panic with Mr. Magro's class as they listen to twelve exciting SOS tales Throughout the year, twelve of Mr. Magro's students have written about their biggest emergencies and tucked them into the SOS file. Now it's time to read the stories out loud and try to guess whose contribution has not earned extra credit. Sit back and enjoy twelve humorously illustrated stories that are sure to keep your heart thumping
The Cybil war by Betsy Cromer Byars( Book )
41 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,741 libraries worldwide
Simon learns some hard lessons about good and bad friendships when his good friend Tony's stories involve him in some very troublesome and complicated situations
The Blossoms and the Green Phantom by Betsy Cromer Byars( Book )
29 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,600 libraries worldwide
Disasters befall the Blossom family as Pap falls into a dumpster and can't get out, Junior tries desperately to make a success of his secret invention, and Vern dreads letting a new friend meet his unusual family
Tornado by Betsy Cromer Byars( Book )
12 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 2,556 libraries worldwide
As they wait out a tornado in their storm cellar, a family listens to their farmhand tell stories about the dog that was blown into his life by another tornado when he was a boy
The night swimmers by Betsy Cromer Byars( Book )
44 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,549 libraries worldwide
With their mother dead and their father working nights, Retta tries to be mother to her two younger brothers, but somehow things just don't seem to be working right
Bingo Brown and the language of love by Betsy Cromer Byars( Book )
29 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,530 libraries worldwide
Bingo must produce 36 dinners to pay for the phone bills he received from calling long distance to his girlfriend. Also use: Bingo Brown's Guide to Romance (1992). Bingo Brown's girlfriend has moved out of town but other problems beset him and his family in this sequel to The Burning Questions of Bingo Brown (1988) Bingo, that incomparable optimist, returns with even bigger issues to challenge him and charm readers. Melissa, the love of his life, has moved away, and Bingo is hit first with an enormous long-distance telephone bill and then with the empty feeling that his is a fickle soul. Bingo, with his wry, self-mocking tone, is just enough of a stumblebum to bring laughs, and enough of a thoughtful, considerate person that he defies all expectations readers may have about boys in books. He's a wonderful romantic, and a heartbreaker to boot
The Blossoms meet the vulture lady by Betsy Cromer Byars( Book )
39 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,504 libraries worldwide
When Junior accidentally gets caught in his own coyote trap deep in the woods, he is rescued by the reclusive woman known as Mad Mary and begins an unforgettable adventure
The Golly Sisters go West by Betsy Cromer Byars( Book )
24 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 2,416 libraries worldwide
May-May and Rose, the singing, dancing Golly sisters, travel west by covered wagon, entertaining people along the way
Trouble River by Betsy Cromer Byars( Book )
31 editions published between 1969 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 2,393 libraries worldwide
When he builds his raft, a twelve-year-old boy never dreams that it will serve as the sole means of escape for himself and his grandmother when hostile Indians threaten their prairie cabin
A Blossom promise by Betsy Cromer Byars( Book )
36 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,372 libraries worldwide
In the aftermath of a big flood in Alderson County, the Blossom family continues coping in their rare family style
The TV kid by Betsy Cromer Byars( Book )
53 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,312 libraries worldwide
To escape failure, boredom, and loneliness, a young boy plunges with all his imagination into the world of television
The dark stairs : a Herculeah Jones mystery by Betsy Cromer Byars( Book )
32 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and French and held by 2,284 libraries worldwide
The intrepid Herculeah Jones helps her mother, a private investigator, solve a puzzling and frightening case
 
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Alternative Names
Byars, Betsy
Byars, Betsy 1928-
Byars, Betsy (Betsy Cromer)
Byars, Betsy Cromer
Cromer, Betsy 1928-
Cromer Byars, Betsy 1928-
באירס, בטסי
バイアーズ, B
バイアーズ, ベッシー
バイヤース, ベッツィ
Languages
English (685)
Spanish (46)
French (36)
Finnish (13)
Chinese (12)
German (11)
Swedish (11)
Dutch (9)
Afrikaans (7)
Catalan (6)
Japanese (2)
Danish (2)
Hebrew (2)
Basque (2)
Korean (2)
Thai (1)
Arabic (1)
Norwegian (1)
Russian (1)
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