The Twenty-One Balloons
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 Pne 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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This was an AMAZING book. It was very fascinating with all of the diamonds and foods. This is a must read book.
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"An Unhampered, Lucky Orphanage" Set in 189x New York City this (mostly) lighthearted novel relates a busy year of delicious “orphanage” as the title protagonist puts it. The parents of ten-year-old ...
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