Follow storyteller Randel McGee as he explores Day of the Dead:
Day of the dead/Día de los muertos -- Paper marigolds -- Skeleton candy basket -- Happy skeleton figures -- Skeleton pets -- Paper clothes for the skeletons -- Skull mask -- Papel cortado window dressings -- Aztec animal decorations -- Patterns
"Have you ever wondered how far you could get a paper airplane to fly? Do you want to learn how to make more than just one simple model? If want to test the limits of flight in your own backyard, look no further than The Kids' Guide to Paper Airplanes. From the classic dart to the unbeatable super plane, these paper creations will have you soaring all over the neighborhood."
Contents: Prepare for Takeoff -- Materials -- Techniques and Terms -- Folding Symbols -- Liftoff -- Needle Nose -- Aviator -- Fang -- Lazy Lander -- Hang Glider -- Steady Eddie -- D-Wing -- Hang Time -- Read More -- Internet Sites
"With nothing more than paper, ruler, pencil, scissors, glue stick, and this all-color extravaganza of super fliers, you can create 28 different planes that really zip through the air--and that demonstrate the history of modern flight. Each flier is complete with historical, technical, and scientific information, as well as detailed diagrams and instructions, and a full-color photo."--Holmestead Aviation Library.
This news of being named an [ALA] Alex Award winner is especially sweet because I, personally, know what it means to be included into a world of free access to books, which has been my real family since the first day of the first grade, when I stepped into the bookmobile.