The Girl With The Red Balloon

The Girl With The Red Balloon

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When sixteen-year-old Ellie Baum accidentally time-travels via red balloon to 1988 East Berlin, she's caught up in a conspiracy of history and magic. She meets members of an underground guild in East Berlin who use balloons and magic to help people escape over the Wall--but even to the balloon makers, Ellie's time travel is a mystery. When it becomes clear that someone is using dark magic to change history, Ellie must risk everything--including her only way home--to stop the process.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 180 x 220 x 22.86mm | 160g
  • Morton Grove, United States
  • English
  • 0807529370
  • 9780807529379
  • 357,192

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2018 Carolyn W. Field Award Honor Book
2018 Sydney Taylor Honor Book for Teen Readers
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About Katherine Locke

Katherine Locke lives in a very small town outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with her feline overlords. In addition to fiction, she writes about books and reading and has contributed to The Forward, The GayYA, Teen Librarian Toolbox, and other sites.
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5,331 ratings
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2 7% (388)
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