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Summary: While visiting Mount Rushmore, Curious George gets into mischief when he takes an unplanned ride on a hot air balloon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Kids' Favorite Characters, Call number: JE CUR

Cummings, Troy.

Summary: Alexander has just moved into Stermont, but the elementary school is being torn down, his new classroom is located in the hospital morgue, a notebook he finds is full of information about monsters--and everywhere he turns there are spooky balloon men determined to attack him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Branches 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE CUM

Marino, Gianna

Summary: "An adventure story about a boy and his dog running through the neighborhood and playing catch."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E MAR

Du Bois, William Pène

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.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD DUB

Dean, James

Summary: "Help Pete the Kitty look for his missing balloon and learn the names of different baby animals"--Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperFestival, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: BOARD DEA

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE DEA

Rylant, Cynthia.

Summary: Bunny and Jack, animal detectives, investigate the disappearance of the balloons from the neighborhood toy store.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE RYL

Hassett, Ann (Ann M.)

Summary: A balloon takes Ben on an adventure.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HAS

Herman, Gail

Summary: A whacky werewolf is terrorizing a hot air balloon race. Shaggy and Scooby take to the sky to save the day.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight, a division of ABDO 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Kids' Favorite Characters, Call number: JE SCO

Ward, Lindsay.

Summary: Emma finds a note tucked into the saddle of a carousel polar bear asking her to bring balloons, and soon she is off on an amazing adventure.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE WAR

Butler, Emily

Summary: Freya, a penguin, and Zoose, a mouse, become friends while stowaways on Salomon August Andreé's 1897 hot air balloon expedition to the North Pole.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Books for Young Readers 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC BUT

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC BUT

Coxe, Molly.

Summary: Patricia Pig takes her baby, Louella, to the circus and loses her when Louella wanders off to retrieve her new balloon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crowell 1988

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Stacks, Call number: E COX

Sanders, Rob

Summary: Ball wishes he could fly like Balloon, but when a boy arrives and sends Ball rolling, bouncing, and even soaring into the air, Balloon feels deflated.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret K. McElderry Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SAN

De Sève, Randall.

Summary: When an orange balloon floats over her world of green and gray, Mathilda the sheep realizes that she can be more than she is, and sets out to convince the rest of the flock that anything is possible.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE DES

Gorbachev, Valeri.

Summary: Molly buys so many balloons for all her animal friends at the fair, she gets carried away into the air.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2009

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE GOR

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE GOR

Oliveros, Jessie

Summary: James has a bunch of balloons, each of which holds a special memory, but as his grandfather ages and loses his own balloons, James discovers that he is gaining new ones.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2018

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Warner, Gertrude Chandler

Summary: Benny wants adventure and finds it as he and the other Alden children help uncover the plan of those who would prevent ballooning from coming to Lloyd's Landing.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A. Whitman 1995

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Delacre, Lulu.

Summary: Not a very welcome passenger, Nathan the elephant saves the day and makes a friend when the hot air balloon carrying him and two mice runs out of fuel.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 1991

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE DEL

Migy

Summary: "Mr. Fox is going to the moon. Away he goes in his hot air balloon. But wait. Can Elephant come too? Sure! Let's bring along some pizza. What about Giraffe? And Squirrel? Everyone is welcome in Mr. Fox's balloon, but look out--a surprise is in store for everyone too"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2014

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Liniers

Summary: "Matilda promises her little sister Clemmie an amazing weekend spent playing outside. But the weather's rainy and Clemmie can't bring her new balloon along. Matilda teaches Clemmie all the delights of a wet Saturday"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Toon Books, is an imprint of Candlewick Press 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 LIN

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 741.5 LIN

Van Leeuwen, Jean.

Summary: In this story based on true events, a thirteen-year-old apprentice takes the first manned hot air balloon flight in America and gains new insight into life's possibilities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Phyllis Fogelman Books 2003

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Van Leeuwen

Summary: George, a curious little, monkey, loves trying new things, and when he spots a balloon man on the street, he tries to take one.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: BOARD MY

Nolen, Jerdine.

Summary: A child ventures out in the middle of the night to see how Harvey Potter grows his wonderful balloons.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, c1994. 1993

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC NOL

Stead, Philip Christian

Summary: "When Sebastian launches himself on a journey in a hot air balloon made entirely of Grandma's afghans and patchwork quilts, his boring day turns into the adventure of a lifetime"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2014

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Stead 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE STE

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE STE

Summary: While visiting Mount Rushmore, Curious George gets into mischief when he takes an unplanned ride on a hot air balloon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Co. 1998

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC REY

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