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

Label
The twenty-one balloons
Title
The twenty-one balloons
Statement of responsibility
written and illustrated by William Pène Du Bois
Title variation
21 balloons
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Member of
Awards note
  • John Newbery Medal, 1948.
  • Children's notable lists, 1948.
Cataloging source
OCO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1916-1993
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pène du Bois, William
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
1070
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
  • MG
  • 3-5
Literary form
fiction
Reading level
  • 6.8
  • 5.7
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Reading Counts RC
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Krakatoa (Indonesia)
  • Newbery Medal
  • Hot air balloons
  • Voyages and travels
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
The twenty-one balloons, written and illustrated by William Pène Du Bois
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Original copyright: 1947
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm06178148
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
179 pages
Isbn
9780670734429
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
JF PENE DU BOIS ; XX-J/WN-JA ; [NW-WN] ; NW ; [merged 37988350, 13092893 catmgr] ; SYS1-02BT5.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o06178148
  • (Sirsi) o06178148
  • (Sirsi)4106443
Label
The twenty-one balloons, written and illustrated by William Pène Du Bois
Publication
Note
Original copyright: 1947
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm06178148
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
179 pages
Isbn
9780670734429
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
JF PENE DU BOIS ; XX-J/WN-JA ; [NW-WN] ; NW ; [merged 37988350, 13092893 catmgr] ; SYS1-02BT5.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o06178148
  • (Sirsi) o06178148
  • (Sirsi)4106443

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