Yo-Yo Maker: Pedro Flores

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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. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
BISACS JNF007000, JNF056000, JNF061010
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Biographies, History, Social Studies
Copyright 2018
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Checkerboard Library
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Season 2017-09-01
ISBN 9781532110993, 9781680788846
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 688.7
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 8 x 8
Lexile 770
Guided Reading Level Q
ATOS Reading Level 4.7
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 190683
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Glossary of key words, Index, Infographics, Reviewed, Table of contents, and Timeline of key events
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