Kitecraft and Kite Tournaments
Pictorial cloth hardcover 8vo; 144, (4) pp. Mild ex-library treatments, otherwise a Good copy, slightly shaken and with soil and wear to the exterior. A charming little book that begins with the basics of kitemaking and progresses to model airplanes. The result of an experiment in "kite work" taught to middle-school boys in the Los Angeles City Schools, presented as home-construction work that encouraged mechanical skills and interests. Includes traditional Chinese kite designs that tied into the traditions of the large Chinese immigrant communities in California.