Saturday, July 29, 2017

Origami Display

By Lisa McMann
In a society that purges thirteen-year-olds who are creative, identical twins Aaron and Alex are separated, one to attend University while the other, supposedly Eliminated, finds himself in a wondrous place where youths hone their abilities and learn magic.

A young boy named Kubo must locate a magical suit of armor worn by his father in order to defeat a vengeful spirit from the past.

By Kelly Barnhill
2017 Newbery award winner. An epic fantasy about a young girl raised by a witch, a swamp monster, and a Perfectly Tiny Dragon, who must unlock the powerful magic buried deep inside her.

By Mari Ono
Easy-to-follow instructions and illustrations guide children in making a number of origami projects.

Origami Outfits: A Foldable Fashion Guide
By Sok Song
Ten original fashion origami models, including a variety of dresses, with written instructions and illustrated diagrams.

Origami Papertainment
By Christopher L. Harbo
Provides instructions and photo-illustrated step diagrams for folding a variety of traditional and original origami models.

By John Montroll
Provides instructions and diagrams for folding origami models of characters, objects, and symbols related to the Justice League.

By Mark Bolitho
Readers learn how to use origami to create their own miniature army including tanks, artillery, medals and more.

By Nathaniel Lachenmeyer
An Origami Master whose only company has been his creations captures someone who has been leaving him a magnificent origami animal each night.

By Rosemary Wells  
When Yoko moves from Japan to California, she decides to make and send origami swans to her grandmother for her birthday.

By Eleanor Coerr
Hospitalized with the dreaded atom bomb disease, leukemia, a child in Hiroshima races against time to fold one thousand paper cranes to verify the legend that by doing so a sick person will become healthy.

By Cathryn Falwell 
Kiri, a Japanese American girl who loves to draw and paint, tries to use the origami set she received for her birthday. Includes instructions for making an origami butterfly.

By Dori Kleber
Joey loves things that fold: maps, bed, accordions, you name it. When a classmate's mother turns a plain piece of paper into a beautiful origami crane, his eyes pop. Maybe he can learn origami, too. But it's going to take practice -- on his homework, the newspaper, the thirty-eight dollars in his mother's purse ... Enough! No more folding! How can Joey become an origami master if he can't practice? Happily, he finds a way -- and perhaps a chance to make a new friend while he's at it.

By Tom Angleberger
Sixth-grader Tommy and his friends describe their interactions with a paper finger puppet of Yoda, worn by their weird classmate Dwight, as they try to figure out whether or not the puppet can really predict the future. Includes instructions for making Origami Yoda.

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