Behind the Wheel of a Dragster

In the Driver's Seat
  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

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.

Momentum
Format Your Price Add
978-1-5038-0691-7
$34.95
Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Hi-Lo, Narrative, Nonfiction
Category High Interest
Copyright 2016
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Imprint Momentum
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2016-01-01
BISACS JNF057000, JNF054100
Dewey 796.72
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 6.5 x 9
Lexile 630
Guided Reading Level T
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Starred, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
  • Green Means Go
  • Dragster Details
  • Fine Tuning
  • Race Day
  • Glossary
  • To Learn More
  • Selected Bibliography
  • Index
  • About the Author
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.

Reviews

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… View →