Speed by Nathan Clement

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Stock cars are revved up and rumbling behind the pace car. One lap, two laps, three . . . the green flag rips across the sky and vroom! The race is on! In this action-packed picture book, cars roar down the speedway, squeal around curves, bump and spin, and crews rush to clear the track. With bird’s-eye views of the speedway and up-close looks at cars racing neck and neck, Nathan Clement’s big, bold illustrations give young fans an exciting look at a stock-car race from every angle.

 

About Nathan Clement

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Nathan Clement is the writer and illustrator of Job Site and Drive, which Kirkus Reviews hailed in a starred review as the “Great American Truck Book.” He lives in Indianapolis, Indiana.
 
Published April 1, 2013 by Boyds Mills Press. 32 pages
Genres: Sports & Outdoors, Action & Adventure, Children's Books.

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With the same attention to detail as his Drive (2008) and Job Site (2011), Clement brings stock-car racing to life for armchair drivers.

Mar 18 2013 | Read Full Review of Speed

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Clement sticks with the vehicular theme of his previous picture books, Drive and Job Site, with a tribute to the excitement of stock-car racing. Dozens of cars sit behind the starting line as the race

Mar 11 2013 | Read Full Review of Speed

PreS-Gr 2—Young race fans will devour this thrilling picture book that not only details an auto race, but also uniquely and accurately demonstrates the purposes of racing flags. The fast-paced narrative opens with an informative guide to common flags, which then appear during the course of the st...

May 01 2013 | Read Full Review of Speed

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