Honda by Mark Weston
The Boy Who Dreamed of Cars

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The life story of Soichiro Honda, pioneering Japanese businessman and innovative motorcycle and car manufacturer.

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KATIE YAMASAKI is an illustrator, muralist, fine artist, and teaching artist in the New York City public schools. Growing up among the "car culture" of Detroit, Yamasaki had an immediate connection to this story, although she had much to learn about motorcycles and cars. To research this book, she also traveled to Japan to visit Honda's hometown, Honda factories and corporate headquarters, and other places important in his life. In 2007 Yamasaki visited Cuba for a solo exhibition of her paintings and to foster visual and written dialogue among American and Cuban youth. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, . This is her first book.
Published September 1, 2008 by Lee & Low Books. 32 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Education & Reference, Children's Books. Non-fiction

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After World War II, he developed small motorcycles and started the Honda Motor Company, constantly adding improvements and innovations to his products and then designing and manufacturing fuel-efficient automobiles.

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