The Summer of the Swans

Written by Betsy Byars

Sara Godfrey is having a rough summer. She is moody and uncomfortable in her own skin. She blames the sudden appearance of the swans for her moodiness. But she is forced to snap out of her malaise when her younger brother, Charlie, who has intellectual disabilities, disappears. She and a boy she has long despised, Joe Melby, search the woods for Charlie, an experience that changes her life forever.

Age Range 8 - 12 years
Genre
Copyright Year
Page Count
144
Publisher
Viking
Grade Level 3rd - 7th
ISBN
9780140314205
Lexile 830
Themes