The big balloon race

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New Harper Trophy ed.
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IL: LG - BL: 2.6 - AR Pts: 0.5
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Ariel would love to be in the basket of Lucky Star on the day of the big balloon race against Bernard the Brave. Her mother, Carlotta the Great, is the best lady balloonist in America. But Ariel's parents think she is too young. Little do they know she is asleep in the Odds and Ends box when Carlotta the Great orders "Hands off!" and the balloon race begins.

The thrills of Ariel's first ride in a hydrogen balloon come to life in this story based on a real ballooning family of the late 1800's. Carolyn Croll's pictures capture the pageantry and drama of the race, and will have readers rooting to the end for Ariel and her mother.

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Grouped Work ID 6f508da9-43bf-d422-cb4c-f3020c6bc43a
full_title big balloon race
author coerr eleanor
grouping_category book
lastUpdate 2018-02-20 04:39:17AM

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accelerated_reader_point_value 0.5
accelerated_reader_reading_level 2.6
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author Coerr, Eleanor.
author2-role Croll, Carolynill.
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detailed_location_aacpl Severna Park Library - Children's Easy Readers
display_description Ariel almost causes her famous mother to lose a balloon race and then helps her win it.
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isbn 9780064440530
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itype_aacpl Children's Easy Readers
lexile_score 540
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literary_form_full Other
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owning_library_aacpl Anne Arundel County Public Library
owning_location_aacpl Severna Park Library
primary_isbn 9780064440530
publishDate 1992
record_details ils:a28346|Book|Books|New Harper Trophy ed.|English|HarperTrophy,|1992.|62 p. : col. ill. ; 22 cm.
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series I Can Read Book, An, I can read book
series_with_volume I can read book
subject_facet Balloon ascensions -- Juvenile fiction, Balloons -- Stories, Myers, Ariel -- Juvenile fiction, Myers, Ariel, -- Juvenile fiction, Myers, Carlotta, -- 1849-1932 -- Juvenile fiction
title_display The big balloon race
title_full The big balloon race / story by Eleanor Coerr ; pictures by Carolyn Croll
title_short The big balloon race
topic_facet Balloon ascensions, Balloons, Myers, Ariel, Myers, Carlotta, Stories