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SPEED RULES! INSIDE THE WORLD'S HOTTEST CARS

Few machines thrill the imagination like cars. This series features eight of the most famous car brands in the world, showcasing their amazing combinations of high-speed power and luxury styling. Each book covers the history of a brand, taking readers on a road trip through the century and ending with the latest news from the carmakers’ factories. Strap in for the ride of a lifetime!

Hardcover

ISBN 978-1-4222-3828-8

$207.60(USD)
  Entire Series

8

2018

12+

7th - 12th

8 ¼ x 11 ½

Few machines thrill the imagination like cars. This series features eight of the most famous car brands in the world, showcasing their amazing combinations of high-speed power and luxury styling. Each book covers the history of a brand, taking readers on a road trip through the century and ending with the latest news from the carmakers’ factories. Strap in for the ride of a lifetime!
BMW: Performance and Precision

by Paul H. Cockerham

Hardcover ISBN 978-1-4222-3829-5 $25.95 Add To Cart
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From Germany with style: BMW has been making fantastic cars for more than 75 years. Each of the many models featured inside combines the latest in engineering technology with classic style and function. Each BMW is a rare combination of drivability and power. Inside, read about this company’s history and the cars that made it famous. Strap in for the ultimate tour of the most amazing, powerful, and stylish cars in the world. Each volume explores the history of a famous brand, features the hottest and most valuable models, and brings readers “up to speed” on everything about THE World’s Hottest Cars! Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities, and expand their viewpoints through our content rich nonfiction books. Research Projects are provided at the end of each title as well and give readers suggestions for projects that encourage deeper research and analysis. Educational Videos are offered in chapters through the use of a QR code, that, when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing a moment in history, a speech, or an instructional video. This gives the readers additional content to supplement the text. A Series Glossary of Key Terms is included in the back matter containing terminology used throughout the series. Words found here broaden the reader’s knowledge and understanding of terms used in this field.

Porsche: The Ultimate Speed Machine

by Paul H. Cockerham

Hardcover ISBN 978-1-4222-3836-3 $25.95 Add To Cart
eBook ISBN 978-1-4222-7961-8 $32.95 Add To Cart

It’s hard to believe that one carmaker creates machines that are both beautiful to look at . . . and amazing to drive! Yet Germany’s famous car company Porsche has been doing that for more than 60 years. The sleek lines and high-tech engineering of all Porsches create an unbeatable combination, ready to tackle the wide-open road! Strap in for the ultimate tour of the most amazing, powerful, and stylish cars in the world. Each volume explores the history of a famous brand, features the hottest and most valuable models, and brings readers “up to speed” on everything about THE World’s Hottest Cars! Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities, and expand their viewpoints through our content rich nonfiction books. Research Projects are provided at the end of each title as well and give readers suggestions for projects that encourage deeper research and analysis. Educational Videos are offered in chapters through the use of a QR code, that, when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing a moment in history, a speech, or an instructional video. This gives the readers additional content to supplement the text. A Series Glossary of Key Terms is included in the back matter containing terminology used throughout the series. Words found here broaden the reader’s knowledge and understanding of terms used in this field.

Corvette: The Classic American Sports Car

by David H. Jacobs

Hardcover ISBN 978-1-4222-3830-1 $25.95 Add To Cart
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From their earliest days as America’s best sports car in the 1950s to a place today among the world’s most recognizable brands, Corvettes are always classic, two-seat supercars. Sleek, powerful, and stylish, they are the American answer to Europe’s great sports cars. Take a ride through Corvette history inside. Strap in for the ultimate tour of the most amazing, powerful, and stylish cars in the world. Each volume explores the history of a famous brand, features the hottest and most valuable models, and brings readers “up to speed” on everything about THE World’s Hottest Cars! Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities, and expand their viewpoints through our content rich nonfiction books. Research Projects are provided at the end of each title as well and give readers suggestions for projects that encourage deeper research and analysis. Educational Videos are offered in chapters through the use of a QR code, that, when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing a moment in history, a speech, or an instructional video. This gives the readers additional content to supplement the text. A Series Glossary of Key Terms is included in the back matter containing terminology used throughout the series. Words found here broaden the reader’s knowledge and understanding of terms used in this field.

Ferrari: Pure Passion and Power

by Paul H. Cockerham

Hardcover ISBN 978-1-4222-3831-8 $25.95 Add To Cart
eBook ISBN 978-1-4222-7956-4 $32.95 Add To Cart

These are the quintessential Italian sports cars, fusing art-museum-quality style with racetrack power and handling. Ferrari started with the vision of one man and has expanded over the decades to create a legacy of automotive excellence recognized around the world. Inside, meet the legend behind this brand and see the cars that dreams are made of. Strap in for the ultimate tour of the most amazing, powerful, and stylish cars in the world. Each volume explores the history of a famous brand, features the hottest and most valuable models, and brings readers “up to speed” on everything about THE World’s Hottest Cars! Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities, and expand their viewpoints through our content rich nonfiction books. Research Projects are provided at the end of each title as well and give readers suggestions for projects that encourage deeper research and analysis. Educational Videos are offered in chapters through the use of a QR code, that, when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing a moment in history, a speech, or an instructional video. This gives the readers additional content to supplement the text. A Series Glossary of Key Terms is included in the back matter containing terminology used throughout the series. Words found here broaden the reader’s knowledge and understanding of terms used in this field.

Jaguar: A Tradition of Luxury and Style

by Paul H. Cockerham

Hardcover ISBN 978-1-4222-3832-5 $25.95 Add To Cart
eBook ISBN 978-1-4222-7957-1 $32.95 Add To Cart

As the car of princes and kings, but with power to tackle any highway, British-born Jaguars are the rolling symbols of luxury. When you drive a Jaguar, you are driving a work of art and the height of excellence. Inside, find out more about this world-famous company and see its greatest cars from past and present. Strap in for the ultimate tour of the most amazing, powerful, and stylish cars in the world. Each volume explores the history of a famous brand, features the hottest and most valuable models, and brings readers “up to speed” on everything about THE World’s Hottest Cars! Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities, and expand their viewpoints through our content rich nonfiction books. Research Projects are provided at the end of each title as well and give readers suggestions for projects that encourage deeper research and analysis. Educational Videos are offered in chapters through the use of a QR code, that, when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing a moment in history, a speech, or an instructional video. This gives the readers additional content to supplement the text. A Series Glossary of Key Terms is included in the back matter containing terminology used throughout the series. Words found here broaden the reader’s knowledge and understanding of terms used in this field.

Lamborghini: A Fusion of Technology and Power

by Paul H. Cockerham

Hardcover ISBN 978-1-4222-3833-2 $25.95 Add To Cart
eBook ISBN 978-1-4222-7958-8 $32.95 Add To Cart

Car lovers pause when they see a Lamborghini roll by. It’s like seeing a visitor from another planet . . . a planet of speed. For more than 60 years, this Italian carmaker has been breaking barriers in design and technology, fusing them into a series of the most remarkable and memorable cars in history. Step into the driver’s seat inside and take a spin! Strap in for the ultimate tour of the most amazing, powerful, and stylish cars in the world. Each volume explores the history of a famous brand, features the hottest and most valuable models, and brings readers “up to speed” on everything about THE World’s Hottest Cars! Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities, and expand their viewpoints through our content rich nonfiction books. Research Projects are provided at the end of each title as well and give readers suggestions for projects that encourage deeper research and analysis. Educational Videos are offered in chapters through the use of a QR code, that, when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing a moment in history, a speech, or an instructional video. This gives the readers additional content to supplement the text. A Series Glossary of Key Terms is included in the back matter containing terminology used throughout the series. Words found here broaden the reader’s knowledge and understanding of terms used in this field.

Mercedes-Benz: German Engineering Excellence

by Paul H. Cockerham

Hardcover ISBN 978-1-4222-3834-9 $25.95 Add To Cart
eBook ISBN 978-1-4222-7959-5 $32.95 Add To Cart

Combine the highest standard of automotive design with a sense of true luxury, and you have the many cars of the famed Mercedes-Benz line from Germany. A part of early automotive history, Mercedes-Benz has been among the world’s most famous and desirable cars for more than a century. Inside, see the greatest of the past, present, and future. Strap in for the ultimate tour of the most amazing, powerful, and stylish cars in the world. Each volume explores the history of a famous brand, features the hottest and most valuable models, and brings readers “up to speed” on everything about THE World’s Hottest Cars! Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities, and expand their viewpoints through our content rich nonfiction books. Research Projects are provided at the end of each title as well and give readers suggestions for projects that encourage deeper research and analysis. Educational Videos are offered in chapters through the use of a QR code, that, when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing a moment in history, a speech, or an instructional video. This gives the readers additional content to supplement the text. A Series Glossary of Key Terms is included in the back matter containing terminology used throughout the series. Words found here broaden the reader’s knowledge and understanding of terms used in this field.

Mustang: The American Muscle Car

by Nicky Wright

Hardcover ISBN 978-1-4222-3835-6 $25.95 Add To Cart
eBook ISBN 978-1-4222-7960-1 $32.95 Add To Cart

No car is more truly American than the Mustang. It was created in the 1960s to redefine what a sports car is, combining classic styling with super-powerful American engine technology. Over the years, it has retained its unique sense of place among the great cars of the world. Inside, find out how the Mustang was born and has grown to thunder around the world. Strap in for the ultimate tour of the most amazing, powerful, and stylish cars in the world. Each volume explores the history of a famous brand, features the hottest and most valuable models, and brings readers “up to speed” on everything about THE World’s Hottest Cars! Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities, and expand their viewpoints through our content rich nonfiction books. Research Projects are provided at the end of each title as well and give readers suggestions for projects that encourage deeper research and analysis. Educational Videos are offered in chapters through the use of a QR code, that, when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing a moment in history, a speech, or an instructional video. This gives the readers additional content to supplement the text. A Series Glossary of Key Terms is included in the back matter containing terminology used throughout the series. Words found here broaden the reader’s knowledge and understanding of terms used in this field.