Alida's Song (Alida, Book 2) by Gary Paulsen

By Gary Paulsen

Age variety: nine - 12 Years

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A outstanding novel approximately essentially the most vital and loving relationships in Gary Paulsen's life.

The awesome grandmother visible in the course of the eyes of a tender boy in The Cookcamp reaches out to him at 14, providing him a haven from his harsh and painful relations existence. She arranges a summer time task for him at the farm the place she is a cook dinner for Olaf and Gunnar, aged brothers. Farm lifestyles deals the camaraderie and regimen of labor, strong foodstuff, peaceable evenings spent making track jointly, even studying to dance.

Life with Alida offers the boy energy and religion in himself, drawing him clear of the sting and into the guts of life.

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A fourteen-year-old boy who has been ignored by means of irresponsible mom and dad spends an excellent summer time on a farm the place his grandmother chefs for 2 aged brothers.

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For example, to make pants, trace around the outside and the inside of both legs. To finish the pants pattern, draw the line across the top for the waist of the pants and draw a line across the bottom of each leg for the cuffs of the pants. 39 8. Trace the clothing patterns onto construction paper. 9. Cut out the clothing. 10. Use the markers, construction paper, tiny stickers, trims, and other collage materials to decorate the clothes. 11. Punch a tiny hole in the doll wherever you are going to attach clothing.

Design lots of different heads on different hangers using other collage materials to make the face and hair. 47 About the Author Thirty years as a teacher and director of nursery school programs has given Kathy Ross extensive experience in guiding young children through craft projects. Among the more than forty craft books she has written are Crafts for All Seasons, The Storytime Craft Book, Kathy Ross Crafts Letter Shapes, All New Crafts for Valentine’s Day, All New Crafts for Halloween, All New Crafts for Easter, and the first book in this series of books for girls, Things to Make for Your Doll.

If the paper dress seems too flimsy, glue it to light cardboard. 45 Happy Hanger Give your closet hangers some personality with this idea! 75-cm) Styrofoam ball poster paint in the skin color of your choice and a paintbrush thin ribbon map pins two small wiggle eyes embroidery floss in the hair color of your choice white craft glue Here is what you do: 1. Paint the Styrofoam ball and let it dry on the Styrofoam tray. 46 2. Slide the Styrofoam ball onto the hook of the hanger through the center of the ball.

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