A Blossom Promise

Paperback | November 15, 2008

byBetsy ByarsIllustratorAmanda Haley

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The Blossom spirit endures as the family confronts the frailty of human life in Newbery Award-winning author Betsy Byars''s fourth Blossom Family book. It''s a time of ups and downs for the Blossoms. Maggie is thrilled to be the youngest member of the rodeo circuit...until she witnesses Mom kissing a handsome bull rider. Back at home, the family has weathered the worst flood in the state''s history. Now Vern and his friend Michael can''t wait to test their homemade raft down at Snake Creek, but they don''t count on the creek''s raging current. Hearing their screams, Pap lassos his old rodeo rope and runs to the rescue when suddenly a heart attack strikes. As Pap clings to life, the Blossoms must rely on the strength of their family and pull together as never before.

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The Blossom spirit endures as the family confronts the frailty of human life in Newbery Award-winning author Betsy Byars's fourth Blossom Family book. It's a time of ups and downs for the Blossoms. Maggie is thrilled to be the youngest member of the rodeo circuit...until she witnesses Mom kissing a handsome bull rider. Back at home, the family has weathered the worst flood in the state's histor...

Amanda Haley is a contributor for Holiday House titles including: "A Blossom Promise" amd "The Blossoms and the Green Phantom." She resides in Cinncinati, OH.Amanda Haley illustrations for Reading to Peanut by Leda Schubert were noted as being "colorful" and "energetic" by Kirkus Reviews. Amanda has written and illustrated picture books and easy readers as well as designed paper goods and stationery. She lives in Mil...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.5 inPublished:November 15, 2008Publisher:Holiday House IncLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0823421473

ISBN - 13:9780823421473

Appropriate for ages: 8

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