Amazing Auto Racing Records

From the Set Amazing Sports Records

Presents records of amazing drivers and races in auto racing, including a short history of the sport.

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  • The Sport of Auto Racing
  • Amazing Stock Car Records
  • Amazing Open-Wheel Records
  • Other Amazing Auto Racing Records
  • Glossary
  • Learn More
  • Index
Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Dewey 796.72
Lexile 960
ATOS Reading Level 5.2
Guided Reading Level V
Language English
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Format Hosted ebook
ISBN 9781623234676
Copyright 2013
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions 8 x 9.5
Graphics Full-color photographs

A Review of "Amazing Sports Records" in School Library Journal

Each book begins with a brief history of its featured competition or sport before launching into a random selection of feats. For example, Olympic highlights the ‘Oldest Olympic Swimming Medalists’ (Dara Torres and William Robinson) as well as ‘Most Summer Olympic Medals’ (Michael Phelps). Numerous competitors are given sufficient attention; report writers will appreciate this set over Raintree’s all-too brief ‘Fantastic Sports Facts.’ Large, attractive, captioned, color and black-and-white photographs and reproductions are surrounded by sidebars of trivia on each spread. Even though the nature of the set’s content will quickly date it (records are broken all the time), this series could be used to prompt conversation and/or further research. Select individual titles for sports that need representation in a collection.

Author: Brian Howell

Brian Howell is a freelance writer based in Denver, Colorado. He has been a sports journalist for nearly 20 years and has written dozens of books about sports and two about American history. A native of Colorado, he lives with his wife and four children in his home state.