Four energetic boys as they train for and take the stage in a community dance performance celebrating classic kids’ books.
Ricardo’s mother drops him off at school and he watches her go off to work. So begins his day at school where he cut out paper, feeds Tito the bunny, paints pictures, looks at bugs in the microscope, puts on costumes, dances the hokey pokey, and then goes out to the playground. Oops, he falls! That hurts and he cries a bit. But then he listens to a story, lays down in the bathtub to read, and then school is over and abuelo comes to pick him up.
How does a scale work? Why do tightrope walkers carry a pole in their hands? What is a center of gravity? In this lively and informative book, young readers can learn the principles of balance at the same time as they make a letter scale, balancing dolls, a floating sculpture, and a mobile.