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Louisiana Young Readers’ Choice Award
Betsy Byars is the author of many acclaimed and well-loved books for children, including the Newbery Award-winning The Summer of the Swans. Ms. Byars lives in Clemson, South Carolina.Betsy Duffey has written over 15 books for children,. most for middle-grade readers. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia.Laurie Myers is the author of several well-received books for intermediate readers, including Lewis and Clark and Me and collections of stories that she collaborated on with her mother Betsy Byars and sister, Betsy. She lives in Augusta, Georgia.Loren Long has illustrated greeting cards, book jackets and magazines. My Dog, My Hero is his first children's book. He lives near Cincinnati, Ohio with his wife and their two sons.
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South Carolina Children's Book Award
Lexile: 670LAR Quiz Number: 140565AR Book Level: 3.9AR Points: 5