Behind the Wheel of a Dragster
From the Set In the Driver's Seat
Through narrative nonfiction text, readers go behind the wheel and experience the breathtaking acceleration of a dragster. 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.
- Green Means Go
- Dragster Details
- Fine Tuning
- Race Day
- To Learn More
- Selected Bibliography
- About the Author
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|ATOS Reading Level|
|Guided Reading Level||T|
|Publisher||The Child's World, Inc.|
|Format||Reinforced book, Hosted ebook|
|Number of Pages||24, 24|
|Dimensions||6.5 x 9, 6.5 x 9|
A noteworthy review of In the Driver's Seat from Horn Book Guide on October 1, 2016
In the Driver’s Seat series. These books focus on what a young reader might experience while driving the featured vehicle. The second-person narration includes pertinent information about the vehicles; color photos and occasional sidebars support the texts. Safety issues are mentioned occasionally but don’t get in the way of the portrayal of how cool it is drive each vehicle. There are four other spring 2016 books in this series. Reading list. Bib., glos., ind.
Author: Alex Monnig
Alex Monnig is a freelance journalist from St. Louis, Missouri, who now lives in Sydney, Australia. During his career he has spent time covering sporting events around the world, including Summer and Winter Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games, and the Rugby World Cup.