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Is Betsy Byars still alive?
Betsy Byars/Living or Deceased
Where does Betsy Byars live now?
Betsy lives with her husband Ed on an air strip in South Carolina. They are both pilots, and the bottom floor of their house is a hangar so they can taxi out and take off, almost from their front yard.
When did Betsy Byars get married?
June 24, 1950
After attending Furman University, Byars graduated from Queens College in Charlotte with a B.A. in English in 1950. By then she had already met her future husband, Edward Ford Byars, who was teaching engineering at Clemson College. The pair were married on June 24, 1950, three weeks after her college graduation.
Did Betsy Byars have children?
The Byars have four planes. Betsy Byars was born in Charlotte, N.C., in 1928. She now lives in Clemson, S.c. three daughters and one son.
What was Betsy Byars first award?
|Genre||Children’s fiction, Young adult fiction, Historical fiction, Realistic fiction|
|Notable works||Summer of the Swans The Night Swimmers|
|Notable awards||Newbery Medal 1971 National Book Award 1981|
What was Betsy Byars childhood like?
Biography. Betsy Cromer Byars was born August 7, 1928, in Charlotte, North Carolina to George Guy, a cotton mill executive, and Nan (née Rugheimer) Cromer, a homemaker. Her childhood was spent during the Great Depression. While her husband was busy during the day with his studies, Betsy began writing for magazines.