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THE BLOSSOMS AND THE GREEN PHANTOM
by Betsy Byars

Paperback | 176 pages | 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 | US$ 6.95
ISBN: 9780823421466 | 08-01-2008

Grade: FIFTH | Age: 8 to 12

Themes: Humor, Family & Relationships
Recommendations: A, K, SLJ*, V

About the Book
Junior Blossom has created the most spectacular invention of all time: a homemade UFO. The Green Phantom took all of the garbage bags and Day-Glo paint Junior could find, but now it requires one more very special ingredient. Although Junior needs help, his family seems too busy to notice. Then when Pap and his dog, Mud, don't come home from town, the Blossoms are pulled apart even farther. Are Pap and Mud in serious trouble? Can a Blossom promise bring everyone back together again?

The strength of family love triumphs in this adventurous third title of the best-selling Blossom Family series by Newbery Medal-winning author Betsy Byars.

An ALA Notable Book for Children

For a discussion guide about the book and an author interview with Betsy Byars, click here.

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Readers' Guide
Betsy Byars / THE BLOSSOMS AND THE GREEN PHANTOM: A Blossom Family Book #3
A Reader's Guide with Discussion Questions, An Interview with Betsy Byars, and Writing Tips from the Author!