Tuesday, June 14, 2016

McAllister, Cameron. THE TIN SNAIL

McAllister, Cameron.
New York : Delacorte, 2016
IL 5-8, RL 6.4

Angelo's  father is an automobile designer in Italy during 1940s and has a new car design showing at the Paris auto show.  But Angelo accidentally crashes it.  Now Angelo is determined to help hi father get back his reputation and design a car for the people.  Together, they come up with a brand new concept.  The "people's car" will be economical enough that just about everyone will be able to afford it and dependable enough that they will want to.  But World War II breaks out and they must find a way to hide the car from the Germans so they cannot use the new technology.  Join Angelo and his father as they take an old lawn mower and turn it into a revolutionary car design.

Podcast:  https://spark.adobe.com/video/ByzpDLpN

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