Author: Betsy Byars

Book Review: Betsy Byars’ The Summer of the Swans

Book Review: Betsy Byars’ The Summer of the Swans

This book came from the library, and I will never give you less than an honest review, no matter its source. I do provide informational and purchase links to make it more convenient for you to access the book. I also receive a percentage of the sale if you use one of my links to buy it. And that’s not enough money to be less than truthful *grin*.The Summer of the Swansby Betsy Byars Genres: FictionThis Hardcover has 142 pages and was published by Viking Books For Young Readers on March 30, 1970. Discover more about it at Goodreads. You can also buy it at Amazon A standalone fictional novel for young adults revolving around fourteen-year-old Sara, just hitting puberty with all the angst of it. In 1971, The Summer of the Swans won the Newbery Medal. My Take Puberty is hitting Sara hard, and Byars is absolutely brilliant in her depiction of the angst and drama of a young teen with the frustrations about her father and her impatience with her little brother — this rings so true of sibling relationships! Her intense sense of right and wrong as well as her desire to protect along with that so-very-thin […]