The Power of Bicycles: In a Cloud of Dust

Pajama Press publishes In a Cloud of Dust today. Alma Fullerton’s story, with Brian Deines’ illustrations, takes young readers into a Tanzania where the village’s bicycle supply is truly a shared resource. They’re kept at the bicycle library, available for use on the honor system!

To celebrate this publication, we are pleased to be able to share the Reading Guide the publisher has developed to accompany it. It offers lots of good tips for discussion and research for grade school aged kids, including the websites for five different organizations dedicated to promoting bicycle availability. You’ll find the guide at the bottom of this post.

You’ll also find easy-to-follow directions from the publisher for just what young artists might want as an assist in creating new bikes (well, drawings of them) of their own!


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Librarian, consultant, writer, reader, regularly on the move

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