The twenty-one balloons

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A Newbery Medal Winner Professor William Waterman Sherman intends to fly across the Pacific Ocean. But through a twist of fate, he lands on Krakatoa, and discovers a world of unimaginable wealth, eccentric inhabitants, and incredible balloon inventions.Winner of the 1948 Newbery Medal , this classic fantasy-adventure is now available in a handsome new edition. "William Pene du Bois combines his rich imagination, scientific tastes, and brilliant artistry to tell astory that has no age limit."-- The Horn Book
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Grouped Work ID 8ab2f844-388b-5060-45d6-8a8a967aac07
Grouping Title twenty one balloons
Grouping Author pène du bois william
Grouping Category book
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accelerated_reader_interest_level MG
accelerated_reader_point_value 6
accelerated_reader_reading_level 6.8
author Pène du Bois, William, 1916-1993
author_display Pène du Bois, William
display_description 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.
fountas_pinnell V
id 8ab2f844-388b-5060-45d6-8a8a967aac07
isbn 9780140320978, 9780670734412, 9780758702203
last_indexed 2019-04-23T08:50:38.766Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Other
literary_form_full Other
primary_isbn 9780758702203
publishDate 1975
record_details ils:a35279|Book|Books||English|Puffin Books,|1975, c1947.|179 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
recordtype grouped_work
subject_facet Balloons -- Juvenile fiction, Balloons -- Stories, Fantasies, Krakatoa (Indonesia) -- Eruption, 1883 -- Juvenile fiction, Newbery Medal, Newbery Medal (1948), Voyages and travels -- Juvenile fiction
title_display The twenty-one balloons
title_full The twenty-one balloons / written and illustrated by William Pene Du Bois
title_short The twenty-one balloons
topic_facet Balloons, Eruption, 1883, Fantasies, Newbery Medal, Newbery Medal (1948), Stories, Voyages and travels