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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"--

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Lyons Public Library J 629.227 LAK (Text)
Children's Nonfiction
52141300468708
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  • ISBN: 9781481478960 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 1481478966 (hardback)
  • Physical Description: 32 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 24 x 29 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Aladdin, 2017.

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Summary, etc.:
"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"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
"Ages 8-12"--Back cover.
Subject: Bicycles > Juvenile literature.
Bicycles > Design and construction > Juvenile literature.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Technology / How Things Work-Are Made.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Technology / Machinery & Tools.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Crafts & Hobbies.
Bicycles and bicycling.
Genre: Juvenile works.


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