Behind the Wheel of a Stock Car

Cover: Behind the Wheel of a Stock Car Spread: Behind the Wheel of a Stock Car

Through narrative nonfiction text, readers go behind the wheel of a stock car and experience what it's like to race inches apart from other high-speed vehicles. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, fact-filled captions and callouts, sources for further research, a selected bibliography, a glossary, and an introduction to the author.

Table of Contents

  • In the Race
  • Take a Lap
  • Buckle Up
  • The Winner Is
  • Glossary
  • To Learn More
  • Selected Bibliography
  • Index
  • About the Author



  • Dewey: 796.72
  • Graphics: Full-color photographs
  • Reinforced book (9781634074339): 6.5 x 9, 24 pages, © 2016
  • Hosted ebook (9781503806948): 6.5 x 9, 24 pages, © 2016
  • Subject: Narrative Nonfiction
  • Imprint: MOMENTUM
  • Series: In the Driver's Seat


  • Suggested Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Suggested Reading Level: Grade 4
  • Lexile® Measure: 600
  • Guided Reading Level: T

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Author: Beth Bence Reinke

Beth Bence Reinke is a registered dietitian with a master's degree in nutrition from Penn State University. She uses her background in education and pediatric nutrition to help kids learn about healthy eating. Beth is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, a children's author, a magazine writer, and a columnist for her favorite sport, NASCAR.


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