R Is for Race
A Stock Car AlphabetBook - 2006
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 theCouncil for Advancement and Support of Education. He has also written several sports titles forSleeping Bear Press, including H is for Home Run: A Baseball Alphabet. Brad lives with hisfamily on California's Monterey Peninsula.Illustrator Jane Gilltrap Bready's motorsports paintings have been displayed in museumsworldwide. 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.
Publisher: Chelsea, MI : Sleeping Bear Press, 2006
Branch Call Number: EASY 796.72 HER 2006
Characteristics: np : illus