DIY - How to Make a Hardcover Book

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DIY - How to Make a Hardcover Book

By Julia Hood, Coordinator of Education | @LearnReynolda

Pictured: The books made by the authors in the Creative Writing workshop.

We've been busy with our Writing Adventures camps. Each camper makes his or her own book as a portfolio of his or her writing. In our Creative Writing Workshop (for grades 6-9), the participants made a bound codex (the name for books like a regular hard-cover book). If you would like to make your own book similar to what these campers made, download the guide below. The campers discovered that stitching a book can be a little tricky, but the finished books were fantastic!

Pictured: Creative Writing Workshop 2014 participants

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Stay tuned for another At-Home activity: making a simple book folded from one piece of paper.


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