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Bicycles (Hardcover) (Patricia Lakin)

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Go behind the scenes and learn how craftsman Aaron Dykstra makes one-of-a-kind bicycles by hand with this nonfiction book that’s full of photographs and illustrations about his process.

Aaron Dykstra of Six-Eleven Bicycles in Roanoke, Virginia, got his first job at a small local bike shop when he was fifteen and he spent the majority of his teen years riding and racing bikes. After a stint in the air force, Aaron realized his true passion was on land: making these beautiful machines. This book gives kids a detailed peek into Aaron’s process making steel bike frames with his own hands. Charts, infographics, and bold photographs make this a perfect book for anyone who’s curious about how a bicycle is made. This book also features a brief history of cycling, a timeline, and resources to inspire kids to make their own objects by hand.
Number of Pages: 32
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Series Title: Made by Hand
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Patricia Lakin
Language: English
Street Date: February 7, 2017
TCIN: 51545990
UPC: 9781481478960
Item Number (DPCI): 248-23-6237
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