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The Pinballs

(1977)
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You can't always decide where life will take you--especially when you're a kid.

Carlie knows she's got no say in what happens to her. Stuck in a foster home with two other kids, Harvey and Thomas J, she's just a pinball being bounced from bumper to bumper. As soon as you get settled, somebody puts another coin in the machine and off you go again. But against her will and her better judgment, Carlie and the boys become friends. And all three of them start to see that they can take control of their own Iives.

Carlie knows she's got no say in what happens to her. Stuck in a foster home with two other kids, Harvey and Thomas J, she's just a pinball being bounced from bumper to bumper. As soon as you get settled, somebody puts another coin in the machine and off you go again. But against her will and her beter judgement, Carlie and the boys become friends. And all three of them start to see that they can take control of their own lives.

 
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Used availability for Betsy Byars's The Pinballs


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Hardback Editions

October 1999 : USA Library Binding
Title: Pinballs (Apple Paperbacks)
Author(s): Betsy Byars Byars
ISBN: 0-88103-238-7 / 978-0-88103-238-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Turtleback Books
Availability: Amazon UK   

September 1992 : USA Library Binding
Title: The Pinballs (Apple Paperbacks)
Author(s): Betsy Cromer Byars
ISBN: 0-8124-3131-6 / 978-0-8124-3131-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Perfection Learning
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January 1992 : UK Hardback
Title: The Pinballs (New Windmills KS3)
Author(s): Ms Betsy Byars
ISBN: 0-435-12382-3 / 978-0-435-12382-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Heinemann
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October 1989 : USA Turtleback
Title: The Pinballs
Author(s): Betsy Cromer Byars
ISBN: 0-606-03346-7 / 978-0-606-03346-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Demco Media
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January 1988 : USA Hardback
Title: Pinballs (Isis Large Print for Children Cornerstone)
Author(s): Betsy Cromer Byars
ISBN: 1-55736-028-6 / 978-1-55736-028-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Cornerstone Books
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April 1979 : UK Hardback
Title: The Pinballs (M-Books)
Author(s): Betsy Byars
ISBN: 0-333-26007-4 / 978-0-333-26007-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Nelson Thornes Ltd
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September 1977 : UK Hardback
Title: The Pinballs
Author(s): Betsy Byars
ISBN: 0-370-30040-8 / 978-0-370-30040-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bodley Head Children's Books
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March 1977 : USA Library Binding
Title: The Pinballs
Author(s): Betsy Cromer Byars, John Lawson
ISBN: 0-06-020918-6 / 978-0-06-020918-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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March 1977 : USA Hardback
Title: The Pinballs
Author(s): Betsy Cromer Byars
ISBN: 0-06-020917-8 / 978-0-06-020917-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harpercollins Childrens Books
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Paperback Editions

February 1999 : USA Paperback
Title: The Pinballs
Author(s): Betsy Cromer Byars
ISBN: 1-56137-827-5 / 978-1-56137-827-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Novel Units
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January 1999 : USA Paperback
Title: The Pinballs
Author(s): Betsy Cromer Byars, Ann Troy
ISBN: 1-56137-082-7 / 978-1-56137-082-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Novel Units
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November 2004 : USA Paperback
Title: The Pinballs
Author(s): Betsy Cromer Byars
ISBN: 0-88122-090-6 / 978-0-88122-090-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Learning Links
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July 1987 : USA Paperback
Title: The Pinballs (Apple Paperbacks)
Author(s): Betsy Byars
ISBN: 0-06-440198-7 / 978-0-06-440198-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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April 1996 : USA Paperback
Title: The Pinballs
Author(s): Betsy Cromer Byars
ISBN: 0-06-447150-0 / 978-0-06-447150-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Trophy Pr
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September 1992 : USA Paperback
Title: The Pinballs
Author(s): Aurand Harris, Betsy Byars
ISBN: 0-87602-301-4 / 978-0-87602-301-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Anchorage Pr
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October 1988 : USA Paperback
Title: Pinballs
Author(s): Betsy Cromer Byars
ISBN: 0-8072-8536-6 / 978-0-8072-8536-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Listening Library
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October 1986 : USA Paperback
Title: The Pinballs
Author(s): Betsy Cromer Byars
ISBN: 0-590-40728-7 / 978-0-590-40728-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scholastic
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January 1982 : USA Paperback
Title: Pinballs
Author(s): Betsy Cromer Byars
ISBN: 0-590-32427-6 / 978-0-590-32427-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scholastic
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March 1980 : UK Paperback
Title: The Pinballs (Puffin Books)
Author(s): Betsy Byars
ISBN: 0-14-031121-1 / 978-0-14-031121-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Puffin Books
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September 1979 : USA Paperback
Title: Pinballs
Author(s): Betsy Cromer Byars
ISBN: 0-590-33785-8 / 978-0-590-33785-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks
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January 1977 : USA Paperback
Title: the pinballs
Author(s): Betsy Byars
ISBN: 0-590-05759-6 / 978-0-590-05759-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scholastic Apple paperback
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Audio Editions

January 2001 : USA Audio Cassette
Title: The Pinballs
Author(s): Betsy Cromer Byars
ISBN: 0-8072-1800-6 / 978-0-8072-1800-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Listening Library
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March 1995 : USA Audio Cassette
Title: The Pinballs
Author(s): Betsy Cromer Byars
ISBN: 0-8072-8528-5 / 978-0-7887-0434-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
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1995 : USA Audio CD
Title: The Pinballs
Author(s): Betsy Byars
ISBN: 1-4025-0464-0 / 978-1-4025-0464-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon   

November 1988 : USA Audio Cassette
Title: The Pinballs/With Book
Author(s): Betsy Cromer Byars
ISBN: 0-8072-8503-X / 978-0-8072-8503-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Listening Library (Lib)
Availability: Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

July 2012 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: The Pinballs (Apple Paperbacks)
Author(s): Betsy Byars
Publisher: HarperCollins
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   



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