Summer Of The Swans, The (puffin Modern Classics)

Paperback | April 12, 2004

byBetsy Byars

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Sara's life has always flowed smoothly, like the gliding swans on the lake, until her little brother Charlie disappears.  Then Sara is forced to see her life in a whole new way.

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Sara's life has always flowed smoothly, like the gliding swans on the lake, until her little brother Charlie disappears.  Then Sara is forced to see her life in a whole new way.

Betsy Byars began her writing career rather late in life. "In all of my school years, . . . not one single teacher ever said to me, 'Perhaps you should consider becoming a writer,'" Byars recalls. "Anyway, I didn't want to be a writer. Writing seemed boring. You sat in a room all day by yourself and typed. If I was going to be a writer...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 7.1 × 5.1 × 0.3 inPublished:April 12, 2004Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0142401145

ISBN - 13:9780142401149

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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A compelling story of the longest day in a fourteen-year-old?s life. (Publishers Weekly)