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Author Pène du Bois, William, 1916-1993.

Title The twenty-one balloons / written and illustrated by William Pene Du Bois.

Publication Info. New York : Puffin Books, 1986©1947.
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Juvenile Fiction  J DuBOIS    AVAILABLE
 Naper Blvd. Juvenile Fiction  J DuBOIS    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Teen Fiction  TEEN DuBOIS    AVAILABLE
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Description 179 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Summary 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.
Audience 810L Lexile
Note 810L Lexile
Study Program Accelerated Reader MG 6.8 6 91
Note Accelerated Reader MG 6.8 6 91
Subject Balloons -- Fiction.
Voyages and travels -- Fiction.
Balloons -- Juvenile fiction.
Voyages and travels -- Juvenile fiction.
Krakatoa (Indonesia) -- Eruption, 1883.
Local Subject NEWBERY MEDAL (1948 WINNER).
Genre Young adult fiction.
Added Title 21 balloons.
ISBN 0140320970 (pbk.)
0140303588 (pbk.)
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October 11 2011
SRP 2011 REVIEW: Excellent choice for family reading
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