Betsy Byars

Betsy Byars

Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, USA
Death 26 Feb 2020 (aged 91)
Seneca, Oconee County, South Carolina, USA
Burial Burial Details Unknown
Memorial ID 207490590 · View Source
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Author. A writer of children's literature, she received the Newbery Medal for "Summer of the Swans" (1971). Born Betsy Cromer, she earned her degree in English from Queens College and began her writing career contributing short stories to magazines. Her first book "Capable" was published in 1962 and during the course of her career, she penned more than 60 works.

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