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The 21 Balloons

by William Pène du Bois

Professor William Waterman Sherman just wants to be alone. So he decides to take a year off and spend it crossing the Pacific Ocean in a hot-air balloon the likes of which no one has ever seen. But when he is found after just three weeks floating in the Atlantic among the wreckage of twenty hot-air balloons, naturally, the world is eager to know what happened. How did he end up with so many balloons... and in the wrong ocean?<P><P> Newbery Award winner.

William's Doll

by William Pène du Bois Charlotte Zolotow

Left Jacket: "William wants a doll--to hug, to feed, to tuck in, and kiss goodnight. `Don't be a creep,` says his brother. `Sissy, sissy,` chants the boy next door. His father buys him trains and a basketball--but not the doll that William really wants. Then one day, someone comes along who understands why William should have his doll. Written by beloved author Charlotte Zolotow, and illustrated by the Newbery Award-winning author and Caldecott Honor Award-winning illustrator William Pène du Bois, William's Doll is a groundbreaking classic that will warm the hearts of many generations to come."

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