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Retta, Johnny and Roy are the night swimmers: three children whose father leaves them alone while he performs as a singer..
A Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Book, An American Book Award, Parents' Choice Award, A Child Study Children's Book Committee: Children's Book of the Year, An IRA-CBC Children's Choice, A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year.
"Byars has the uncanny ability to know the secret lives...the outward postures, and the exact words her characters would surely use."-- The New York Times Book Review
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