Awesome Yo-Yo Tricks

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Sterling Publishing Company Incorporated, 2000 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 96 pages
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"Whether they're learning expert tricks like 'Warp Drive' or just trying to attach the yo-yo to a string, kids will find a wealth of information and advice here....discuss(es) the history and physics of yo-yos....information about the structure and maintenance of various types of yo-yos, collecting and trading yo-yos, the National Yo-Yo Museum, and online sources of further information. The heart of the book, though, is its large section offering step-by-step directions for learning a variety of tricks, from the basic throws to expert moves, including impressive feats using two yo-yos at once. Many colorful photographs and drawings clearly illustrate the text....sturdy... paperback will be a useful guide for anyone intrigued by this popular toy."--Booklist. "...for instruction and range of tricks, this is an excellent choice that illustrates the joys of mastering the yo-yo."--School Library Journal.

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Contents

Safety First
8
Types of YoYo
17
YoYo Maintenance
25
Copyright

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Shar Levine && Leslie Johnstone both live in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada<br>

Robert Bowden has had fourteen solo exhibitions and his work is part of the permanent collections of three national museums. Bowden teaches watercolor painting at Carnegie Museum in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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