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Written by Josh Gregory


ISBN: 978-0-531-20614-0

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Ever since the first automobiles were invented, people have been competing to see who could drive the fastest. Readers will explore the origins of auto racing and follow the sport's history to see how it has grown to become one of the world's most popular and exciting past times. They will also learn how teams of mechanics, technicians, and engineers design and build some of the fastest cars on Earth.
Item #: 630203
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2015
Trim Size: 6 1/2" x 9"
Pages: 64
Grades: 5 - 8
Ages: 10 - 13
Dewey #: 796.72
Guided Reading Level: V
Lexile Level: 1040L
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