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Engines hum and hearts pound as cars hurtle around the track at 200 miles per hour. In R is for Race: A Stock Car Alphabet, readers will experience the track's sights and sounds as they learn the ins and outs of stock car racing, from its humble beginnings in 1895 to the fastest growing sport in America. Whether interested in the guys in the garage or the Daytona International Speedway, fans young and old will speed from A to Z as they are introduced to the people, places and memorable moments in stock car racing.As a freelance magazine writer, author Brad Herzog has earned three gold medals from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education. He has also written several sports titles for Sleeping Bear Press, including H is for Home Run: A Baseball Alphabet. Brad lives with his family on California's Monterey Peninsula. Illustrator Jane Gilltrap Bready's motorsports paintings have been displayed in museums worldwide. She came by her love of cars naturally, as she was born into a family with racing ties. She and her family live in New Hampshire.
"This book provides readers with details on the famous drivers, history, and statistics from the sport of stock car racing. From A to Z topics such as Bill France, Daytona, helmets, pit stops, and more are explained and illustrated for readers of all ages"--Provided by publisher.Provides readers with details on the famous drivers, history, and statistics from the sport of stock car racing, with topics arranged alphabetically.
Number of Pages: 40
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: Concepts / Alphabet, Sports + Recreation / General
Series Title: Alphabet Books
Publisher: Sleeping Bear Pr
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Brad Herzog
Street Date: July 31, 2006
Item Number (DPCI): 248-17-3188
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