Who Won the 1971
Newbery Medal

Betsy Byars

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Lauren Child, children's author, gets into character

Irish Examiner
The 18th Emergency by US author Betsy Byars dates from the same era. “I think it holds up as a completely contemporary book; it hasn't dated at all. It taught me about comedy and tragedy. It's about a boy who's scared of being beaten up and it's quite ...

1971 Newbery Medal Winner Betsy Byars News

BIG3 fills out rosters with former NBA stars at inaugural draft in Las Vegas

Las Vegas Review-Journal
Ice Cube and Roger Mason Jr. on the red carpet on Sunday, April 30, 2017, at the BIG3 inaugural draft at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas. Ice Cube founded the new pro basketball football league BIG3. Rachel Aston Las Vegas Review-Journal @rookie__rae.


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7 books (and wine) for a bubbly time on Read In The Bathtub Day!

Star2.com
We really don't know the what, who, where, when, why of international Read In The Bathtub Day, but it's today! That's right, every Feb 9 is when you want to run a bath with bubbles, oils and sea salts, pour a glass of wine, and soak in a great book ...

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With beer, Ames patrons use political postcards to vent

Ames Tribune
Betsy DeVos' confirmation today was really problematic.” While it was definitely a more left-leaning crowd, both Byars and her fellow organizer Molly Backes said it was a nonpartisan get-together. Anyone with a bone to pick with a local or federal ...

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