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SPA E NAJ
Edition
Segunda edición.
Descript.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 cm
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Summary
--¿Qué haces? --quiso saber Olga. --Un bordado --respondió la abuela. --¿Qué es un bordado? --preguntó Olga. --Un bordado es una sonrisa que dibujas con aguja e hilo en un pedazo de tela que se siente muy aurrido porque es de un solo color.
Olga is a small child who learns about the Guatemalan embroidery, making beautiful huipiles. Partly based on the real Olga Arriola's collection of miniature huipiles (huipilitos) which are exhibited in a museum in the City of Guatemala.
Note
"Para Olguita"--Preliminary page.
Subject
Genre
Alt Author
Singer, Irene, illustrator.
Arriola de Geng, Olga, dedicatee (item)
ISBN/ISSN
9789929633353
9929633359
Call #
J FIC GRA
Edition
First edition.
Descript.
167 pages, 3 unnumbered pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm.
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Series
Audience
Ages 8-12.
Summary
Discovering a smelly creature in her garbage can that she names after herself, Olga befriends and studies the eccentric Olgamus using the scientific method, the practices of Jane Goodall, and other scientific concepts.
Subject
ISBN/ISSN
9780062351265
0062351265
9780062671806
0062671804
Call #
B KOTELKO
Edition
First edition.
Descript.
241 pages ; 22 cm.
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Contents
Rust never sleeps -- The adversity hypothesis -- Tests of mind -- The sweat prescription -- An evolutionary theory of Olga -- Tests of body -- Habits -- Personality -- What makes Olga run? -- Olga and me -- Going deeper -- Shadows -- Coda: nine rules for living.
Summary
"In What Makes Olga Run? Bruce Grierson explores what the wild success of a ninety-three-year-old track star can tell us about how our bodies and minds age. Olga Kotelko is not your average ninety-three-year-old. She not only looks and acts like a much younger woman, she holds over twenty-three world records in track and field, seventeen in her current ninety to ninety-five category. Convinced that this remarkable woman could help unlock many of the mysteries of aging, Grierson set out to uncover what it is that's driving Olga. He considers every piece of the puzzle, from her diet and sleep habits to how she scores on various personality traits, from what she does in her spare time to her family history. Olga participates in tests administered by some of the world's leading scientists and offers her DNA to groundbreaking research trials. What emerges is not only a tremendously uplifting personal story but a look at the extent to which our health and longevity are determined by the DNA we inherit at birth, and the extent to which we can shape that inheritance. It examines the sum of our genes, opportunities, and choices, and the factors that forge the course of any life, especially during"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references (pages [229]-231) and index.
Subject
ISBN/ISSN
9780805097207 : $25.00
0805097201 : $25.00
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