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CRC Juv.D83 1986
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TITLE: The twenty-one balloons / written and illustrated by William Pène Du Bois.
ADDED TITLE: 21 balloons
AUTHOR: Du Bois, William Pène, 1916-
SERIES: Puffin Newbery library
PUBLISHED: New York, N.Y. : Puffin Books, 1986, c1947.
DESCRIPTION: 179 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
NOTES: Reprint. Originally published: New York : Viking Press, 1947.
NOTES: Wilson's Children
NOTES: Newbery Medal/Honor
NOTES: School Library Journal
NOTES: Relates the incredible adventures of Professor William Waterman Sherman who in 1883 sets off in a balloon across the Pacific, survives the volcanic eruption of Krakatoa, and is eventually picked up in the Atlantic.
NOTES: Reading grade level: 5.7
NOTES: Interest level: 3-6
NOTES: Newbery Medal/Honor.
SUBJECT: Balloons--Fiction.
SUBJECT: Voyages and travels--Fiction.
SUBJECT: Krakatoa (Indonesia)--Eruption, 1883.
SUBJECT: Newbery Medal.

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