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Pedal it! : How bicycles are changing the world
Pedal it! : How bicycles are changing the world
Mulder, Michelle, 1976-
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Pedal It! celebrates the humble bicycle from the very first boneshakers to the sleek racing bikes of today, from handlebars to spokes to gear sprocketsand shows you why and how bikes can make the world a better place. Ages 8-12 years.
Imprint:
[Victoria, BC] : Orca, 2013.
Collation:
48 p. ; 24 cm.
Series title:
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: ch. One Who Thought This Up, Anyway? -- The Walking Machine -- The Boneshaker -- The High-Wheeler -- The "Safety" Bicycle -- Air in Your Tires -- On Your Bikes! -- Bikes for More Kids -- ch. Two How Did We Get Here From There? -- Chainwheels, Freewheels, Wheeee! -- What Took You So Long? -- Learning to Ride -- The Bicycle Revolution -- Zooming Ahead -- Bicycles Made from Plants -- The Power of Pedaling -- ch. Three On The Move -- Beyond Fun -- All Part of the Job -- Make Way for Bicycles -- ch. Four Pedaling For Change -- Emergency! -- Pile It On -- Kid Power! -- Where Did All the Pedals Go? -- An Electrifying Experience -- Bicimaquinas -- Life-Saving Pedal Power -- Pedaling Together.
ISBN:
9781459812154
Dewey class:
629.2272
Language:
English
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