Betsy Byars's Blossom Family: The Not-just-anybody Family

by Betsy Byars

Holiday House Inc | March 15, 2008 | Picture Books

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When Junior Blossom wakes up in the hospital, his last memory is of crouching on the barn roof with cloth wings tied to his arms, and of Maggie and Vern in the yard below, urging him to fly. That had been just before Junior spotted a police car approaching the farm in a cloud of dust. Meanwhile Pap, the children''s grandfather, sits in disgrace in the city jail. He was arrested for disturbing the peace after his pickup truck accidentally dumped 2,147 beer and soda cans (worth $107.35) on Spring Street. With their mother away on the rodeo circuit, it''s up to Maggie and Vern to find a way to rescue Pap and Junior. How will they solve their family problems? --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

Format: Picture Books

Dimensions: 160 pages, 3.25 × 2.17 × 0.2 in

Published: March 15, 2008

Publisher: Holiday House Inc

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0823421457

ISBN - 13: 9780823421459

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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Betsy Byars's Blossom Family: The Not-just-anybody Family

by Betsy Byars

Format: Picture Books

Dimensions: 160 pages, 3.25 × 2.17 × 0.2 in

Published: March 15, 2008

Publisher: Holiday House Inc

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0823421457

ISBN - 13: 9780823421459

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When Junior Blossom wakes up in the hospital, his last memory is of crouching on the barn roof with cloth wings tied to his arms, and of Maggie and Vern in the yard below, urging him to fly. That had been just before Junior spotted a police car approaching the farm in a cloud of dust. Meanwhile Pap, the children''s grandfather, sits in disgrace in the city jail. He was arrested for disturbing the peace after his pickup truck accidentally dumped 2,147 beer and soda cans (worth $107.35) on Spring Street. With their mother away on the rodeo circuit, it''s up to Maggie and Vern to find a way to rescue Pap and Junior. How will they solve their family problems? --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

About the Author

Betsy Byars, a native of Charlotte, North Carolina, received a degree in English from Queens College there. Currently, she lives in Clemson, SC with her husband, a college professor. They have four grown children--one son and three daughters--and five grandchildren. "My own hobbies," Byars says, "are rather quiet. I like to read and do needlework, and I love animals. But my husband has some very interesting hobbies, and through him, I''ve learned to fly and earned my pilot''s license. Together, we fly all over the United States. Since our children are all grown now, we also travel a great deal in Europe, but we take commercial flights because our plane is not really equipped to make transatlantic flights." --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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