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3 edition of Galimoto (Reading Rainbow Book) found in the catalog.

Galimoto (Reading Rainbow Book)

by Karen Williams

  • 322 Want to read
  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Fiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Fiction,
  • Toy making,
  • Children: Grades 2-3

  • The Physical Object
    FormatSchool & Library Binding
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9754251M
    ISBN 10083358054X
    ISBN 109780833580542

    An African boy collects scraps of wire to make a galimoto --a toy vehicle. In PW 's words, ``Williams's gentle text and Stock's soft watercolors capture the . This book is about this kid who wants to make a Galimoto. He faced a lot of challenges, such as people do not really support his Galimoto dream, and he needs to find enough material to build his Galimoto. This is a very good book to encourage children, do not let other people bring you down. If you have a dream, go for it/5(7).

    Description of the book "Galimoto": Kondi is determined to make a galimoto -- a toy vehicle made of wires. His brother laughs at the idea, but all day Kondi goes about gathering up the wire he needs. By nightfall, his wonderful galimoto is ready for the village children to play with in the light of the moon. Kondi, a seven-year-old African boy, decides to make a galimoto --a toy vehicle--out of scraps of wire. He finds some wire in his shoebox of treasures, but it's .

    By nightfall, his wonderful galimoto is ready for the village children to play with in the light of the moon. This Reading Rainbow book is a school and library favorite that offers a view of life in the southeast African nation of Malawi, one of the world's least-developed nations.   "Galimoto" is a children's book about a little boy named Kondi from the Republic of Malawi who works hard to gather metal and scraps to make his dream toy - a galimoto (truck). Using his limited resources, Kondi uses wires and scraps of metal to build his toy, showing the naysayers they were wrong to doubt him. Good, story, great illustrations /5(37).


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Galimoto (Reading Rainbow Book) by Karen Williams Download PDF EPUB FB2

Galimoto is a story about a young boy in a village in Africa who really goes after his dreams. I loved this book because it showed the perseverance of the young man as he worked to achieve his dreams. The young boy sets out to make a Galimoto /5(35).

"Galimoto" is a children's book about a little boy named Kondi from the Republic of Malawi who works hard to gather metal and scraps to make his dream toy - a galimoto (truck).

Using his limited resources, Kondi uses wires and scraps of metal to build his toy, showing the naysayers they were wrong to doubt him/5(35). "Galimoto" is a children's book about a little boy named Kondi from the Republic of Malawi who works hard to gather metal and scraps to make his dream toy - a galimoto (truck).

Using his limited resources, Kondi uses wires and scraps of metal to build his toy, showing the naysayers they were wrong to doubt him/5(44). By nightfall, his wonderful galimoto is ready for the village children to play with in the light of the moon.

This Reading Rainbow book is a school and library favorite that offers a view of life in the southeast African nation of Malawi, one of the world's least-developed nations. By nightfall, his wonderful galimoto is ready for the Galimoto book children to play with in the light of the moon.

This Reading Rainbow book is a school and library favorite that offers a view of life in the southeast African nation of Malawi, one of the world's least-developed : HarperCollins Publishers. In Malawi, a galimoto is a toy that a child makes from wire.

(A note here explains that the word may come from "motor car," reversed and transformed.) Williams, who lived in Africa for several years, tells how Kondi searches and trades for enough wire to make one, in the process giving the reader a tour of his seaside village and its activities.

Then he creates a galimoto shaped like a. Karen Williams is available to speak and share her stories on this and many of her other books. Please visit for more information on the books and other information about Karen.

Karen showing her galimoto collection. US school children create their own galimotos after a presenation by Karen. About the Book When Kondi tells his older brother, Ufulu that he is going to make a Galimoto, Ufulu laughs at him. Where in the village will Kondi find enough wire to shape into a truck, a car, even a bicycle.

“A boy with only seven years cannot make such a toy,” says Ufulu. "Galimoto" is a children's book about a little boy named Kondi from the Republic of Malawi who works hard to gather metal and scraps to make his dream toy - a galimoto (truck). Using his limited resources, Kondi uses wires and scraps of metal to build his toy, showing the naysayers they were wrong to doubt him.

Good, story, great illustrations /5(38). The story of a little boy in an East African village who wants to build a toy car. The book portrays his social interactions and eventual success/5(7). Book Wizard; Galimoto. By Catherine Stock, Karen Lynn Williams.

Grades. Genre. Fiction. Walking through his village, a young African boy finds the materials to make a special toy. Walking through his village, a young African boy finds. Genre: Fiction Publisher: Harper Collins Find this book in a library near you, using The story of a young boy's persistence in creating his own toy vehicle, or galimoto.

Some brief overview of this book Kondi is determined to make a galimoto, a toy vehicle made from wire. His brother laughs at the idea. All day long Kondi gathers the wire he needs, and by nightfall his wonderful galimoto is ready for all to ride%(). Karen Lynn Williams Galimoto Similar books.

Books similar to Galimoto Galimoto. by Karen Lynn Williams. avg. rating Ratings. A joy to read aloud. New York Times Book Review Kondi is determined to make a galimotoa toy vehicle made of wires.

His brother laughs at the idea, but all day Kondi goes about gathering up the wire he. Galimoto (GAL-lee-moe-toe) is a Chichewa word for motorcar. The word galimoto came from the English word motor car.

Chichewa interchange the sounds r and l and the c possibly can change with a g. Every syllable in Chichewa end in a vowel sound (Williams, ). Chichewa is the national language, along with English, in Malawi, Africa. By nightfall, his wonderful galimoto is ready for the village children to play with in the light of the moon.

This Reading Rainbow book is a school and library favorite that offers a view of life in the southeast African nation of Malawi, one of the world's least-developed nations/5(). In Africa, homemade galimotos are fashioned by children out of anything from sticks to cornstalks, and can be vehicles of any sort.

This ingeniously crafted “galimoto” push-toy bicycle rider is created from shaped wire wrapped around fabric by artisans of the Chuma Wires workshop based in the Dandora area of Nairobi, Kenya.

even start to read a book, I always begin by reading the title, I look at the illustrations on the cover and I begin to wonder about the story or book. I am wondering just what a Galimoto is. What is the boy making with the wires or strings he has. As good readers, what are some of the things you are wondering about.

The word galimoto may have come form the English word motor car, with the word in reverse order. In Chichewa the sounds r and l are often interchanged (and c and g may have been) and every syllable ends with a vowel.

Williams, Karen Lynn. Galimoto. New York: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books. Materials Needed: * Williams, Karen Lynn. (   How Bill Gates reads books - Duration: Opening to Reading Rainbow "Galimoto" VHS - Duration: Thomas gootmusic fan Romero Recommended for you.

Dreaming UP Read-Aloud. This is a wonderful, well illustrated book about a young boy who has an idea and finds what he needs to create it. What he needs is just a small amount of wire. It is not clear until the end what a "galimoto" is but by then we are all cheering for him to make one.

I read this book to students who are studying to be elementary teachers.5/5(5).Lists With This Book; Inventors, Inventions, and Innovations + Show More - Show Fewer Details Discover Like Books Galimoto. by Karen Lynn Williams and Catherine Stock. 12 Resources. George Washington's Teeth.

by Deborah Chandra, Madeleine Comora, and Brock Cole. 5 Resources3 Awards."Galimoto" is a children's book about a little boy named Kondi from the Republic of Malawi who works hard to gather metal and scraps to make his dream toy - a galimoto (truck).

Using his limited resources, Kondi uses wires and scraps of metal to build his toy, showing the naysayers they were wrong to doubt him.