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He just wanted to be alone

The Twenty-One Balloons (1948 Newbery Award), William Pène du Bois So, there’s this teacher (Prof. William Waterman Sherman) in San Francisco, 1883. Been at it for 30+ years and is growing tired of his students’ antics (glue on his chair, etc.). … Continue reading

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