The Twenty-One Balloons
The Twenty-One Balloons
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The Twenty-One Balloons

Written by William Pene du Bois
Published by Puffin Books
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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 a story that has no age limit.” —The Horn Book

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9780142403303
    Publication Date
    April 21, 2005
    Page Count
    192
    Words Per Page
    175
    Audience
    Middle Grade
    Reading Age
    8 - 12 years
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    014240330X
    Est. Lexile® Level
    ~1009L
    Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
    ~X
    ATOS® Book Level
    6.8
    Accelerated Reader® Points
    6
    Accelerated Reader Quiz
    91
    Accelerated Reader Interest Level
    MG
    2

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