The Big Balloon Race

by Eleanor Coerr and Carolyn Croll

Three easy-to-read chapters tell a story based on an actual family of balloonists:... read more

Three easy-to-read chapters tell a story based on an actual family of balloonists: the Myers Family of whom Carlotta was the most expert and popular aeronaut in the 1880s. In this book, young Ariel first almost causes her mother to lose a balloon race and then is instrumental in gaining the victory. (4-9 years)

© Cooperative Children's Book Center, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, 1981

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