This classic is set in 1835, and is a fictionalized  account of Ready Gates, a real life San Francisco newsboy who had an adventure riding in a hot air balloon for fifty miles during the first ever ascension of a balloon in California.  This book about ballooning is a Beatty Award winner.  Hardcover, 128 pp, ages 10 and up.   Author:  Dorothy Kupcha Leland

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