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Twenty-One Balloons, The

by William P. Du Bois  |  Grades: 5-8  |  Lexile 1070  |  Reading Level 6.8

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

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