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

By: Pène du Bois, William, 1916-1993 [author,, illustrator.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: Puffin Newbery library: Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Puffin Books, 1986Copyright date: ©1947Description: 179 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0140320970; 9780140320978; 0140303588; 9780140303582; 0833509152; 9780833509154.Other title: 21 balloons.Subject(s): Eruption of Krakatoa (Indonesia : 1883) | Balloons -- Fiction | Voyages and travels -- Fiction | Krakatoa (Indonesia) -- Eruption, 1883 -- Juvenile fiction | Volcanic eruptions -- Indonesia -- Krakatoa -- Juvenile fiction | Balloons -- Fiction | Voyages and travels -- Fiction | Krakatoa (Indonesia) -- Eruption, 1883 | Balloons | Volcanic eruptions | Voyages and travels | Indonesia -- Krakatoa | Balloons -- Fiction | Voyages and travels -- Fiction | Newbery Medal | Newbery Medal books | Krakatoa (Indonesia) -- Eruption, 1883 -- Juvenile fiction | Voyages and travels -- Juvenile fiction | Balloons -- Juvenile fiction | Balloons -- Juvenile fiction | Voyages and travels -- Juvenile fiction | Krakatoa (Indonesia) -- Eruption, 1883 -- Juvenile fiction | Newbery Medal | 1883Genre/Form: Action and adventure fiction. | Fantasy fiction. | Fiction. | Juvenile works. | Action and adventure fiction. | Historical fiction.Awards: Newbery Medal, 1948.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.
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Reprint. Originally published: New York : Viking Press, 1947.

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.

1070L Lexile.

Accelerated Reader MG 6.8 6.0.

Newbery Medal, 1948.

Accelerated Reader AR MG 6.8 6.0 91.

Reading Counts RC 3-5 5.7 9 Quiz: 11918 Guided reading level: V.

Reprint. Originally published: New York : Viking Press, 1947.

Newbery Medal, 1948.