Try making a “hot air” balloon.
Bicycle Man - (ISBN: 978-0395506523)
by Alan Say
Military men in occupied Japan turn out to be great bicycle tricksters, performing to the delight of the neighboring children. Their best performance comes on a traditional sports day. As you read, think about how your school and theirs are alike/different. Do you have similar sports days?
Canoe Days - (ISBN: 978-0440414414)
by Gary Paulsen
As a man paddles his canoe serenely, his senses awaken to many sights around him. Creatures both on shore and on the water surface add to his sense of peace as he continues his slow ride. What do you do that slows you down and makes you more aware of your surroundings?
Henry and Beezus - (ISBN: 978-0380709144)
by Beverly Cleary
Although Henry tries very hard to save money to buy a bicycle, it is not until his friend Beezus comes up with a clever idea that the possibility becomes a reality. Have you ever saved for a long, long time to get something? Does this book give you ideas on how to make a little money?
Scooter - (ISBN: 978-0064409681)
by Vera Williams
Elana does not mind her new home in the city since she delights in exploring on her scooter. She makes friends and saves what she sees in a visual diary as she travels from place to place. If you enjoyed reading this kind of journal, try making one of your own.
Summer Wheels - (ISBN: 978-0152009885)
by Eve Bunting
When a newcomer to their community checks out a bike from the friendly Bicycle Man and does not return it, Lawrence and Brady find more than just the bike. The new kid’s toughness turns out to be a plea for help, and the Bicycle Man turns ends up offering far more than just transportation.