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Author Polinsky, Paige V., author.

Title Yo-yo maker : Pedro Flores / Paige V. Polinsky.

Publication Info. Minneapolis, Minnesota : Checkerboard Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing, [2018]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 92 Flores,P POL    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction.
Description 32 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 21 cm.
text rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
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volume rdacarrier
Series Toy trailblazers
Toy trailblazers.
Note Includes index.
Contents New life -- A busy student -- Something old, something new -- Ancient success -- Machine-made marvels -- Yo-yo contest craze -- The Duncan era -- Read all about it -- Supply struggles -- How it's made -- Ups and downs -- The modern thrower -- Timeline -- Glossary.
Summary "In this engaging biography, readers will learn about the developer of the yo-yo, Pedro Flores. Follow the story of Flores as he popularizes the toy through his Yo-Yo Manufacturing Company then teams up with Donald F. Duncan to create the Duncan yo-yo! Along the way readers will learn how yo-yos are made and how to "walk the dog." Sidebars, historic photos, and a glossary enhance readers' understanding of this topic. Additional features include a table of contents, an index, a timeline and fun facts."-- Publisher's website.
Subject Flores, Pedro, 1899-1963 -- Juvenile literature.
Flores, Pedro, 1899-1963.
Toymakers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Yo-yos -- Juvenile literature.
Filipinos -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biographies.
ISBN 9781532110993 (library binding)
1532110995 (library binding)

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