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A creative young boy with a passion for practicing origami finds a surprising source of encouragement on his diverse city block.

Joey loves things that fold: maps, beds, accordions, you name it. When a visiting mother of a classmate turns a plain piece of paper into a beautiful origami crane, his eyes pop. Maybe he can learn origami, too. It's going to take practice -- on his homework, the newspaper, the thirty-eight dollars in his mother's purse . . . Enough! No more folding! But how can Joey become an origami master if he's not allowed to practice? Is there anywhere that he can hone the skill that makes him happy -- and maybe even make a new friend while he's at it?
Publisher: Massachusetts : 2016. Candlewick Press,
ISBN: 9780763668198
Branch Call Number: E KLEB
Additional Contributors: Karas, Mr G Brian


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cmlibrary_rkimray Jul 25, 2016

A wonderful read aloud about learning something new... and needing practice to get it just right! In this case, the main character wants to be an origami master and practices on everything in sight! I love the diverse characters, the creased look of the illustrations, and the instructions in the back for making an origami ladybug.

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