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Balloons over Broadway : the true story of the puppeteer of Macy's Parade

Author
Sweet, Melissa, 1956-
Title
Balloons over Broadway : the true story of the puppeteer of Macy's Parade / written and illustrated by Melissa Sweet.
Format
Book
Published
Boston [MA] : Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, c2011.
Description
1 v. (unpaged) : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 24 x 29 cm.
Notes
"A Junior Library Guild selection"--Book jacket. "Junior Library Guild Premier Selection"--cover sticker. Illustrations rendered using gouache, collage and mixed media. Includes bibliographical references.
Summary
Award-winning artist Sweet tells the story of the puppeteer Tony Sarg, capturing his genius, his dedication, his zest for play, and his long-lasting gift to America--the inspired helium balloons that would become the trademark of Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
Awards
Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal, 2012 A Junior Library Guild selection.
Subject headings
Sarg, Tony, 1882-1942--Juvenile literature. Puppeteers--United States--Biography--Juvenile literature. Thanksgiving Day--New York (State)--New York--History--Juvenile literature. Parades--New York (State)--New York--History--Juvenile literature.
ISBN
9780547199450 (hbk.) 0547199457 (hbk.)

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Education Library
Call Number
791.5309 SWE
Location
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Library
Indpls - IUPUI University Library
Call Number
PN1982.S27 S84 2011
Location
Juvenile
Floor
2nd Floor
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Library
Kokomo Library
Call Number
PN1982.S27 S84 2011
Location
Children's Collection
Floor
2nd Floor
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Library
East Library - Richmond
Call Number
PN1982.S27 S84 2011
Location
Juvenile
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Library
South Bend - Educational Resource Commons
Call Number
PN1982.S27 S84 2011
Location
Educational Resource Commons - Juvenile Non-Fiction
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Library
Southeast Library - New Albany
Call Number
PN1982.S27 S84 2011
Location
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Floor
2nd Floor
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Southeast Library Reserves/2 hour loan, 1 renewal limit
Instructor
Asim, Sumreen