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Kasey Kahne
Contributor(s): Doeden, Matt

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ISBN: 1429619805     ISBN-13: 9781429619806
Publisher: Blazers
OUR PRICE: $24.69  

Binding Type: Library
Published: August 2008
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Annotation: Explores the life and racing career of NASCAR Sprint Cup star Kasey Kahne.

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Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
Stock car drivers; United States; Biography; Juvenile literature.
Stock car drivers.
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Sports & Recreation | Motor Sports
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Sports & Recreation
Dewey: 796.72092
LCCN: 2007052194
Lexile Measure: 690
Academic/Grade Level: Grade 4-6, Age 9-11
Series: Blazers
Book type: Juvenile Non-Fiction
Physical Information: 9.50" H x 7.25" W x 0.25" (0.58 lbs) 32 pages
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 122739
Reading Level: 3.0   Interest Level: Middle Grades   Point Value: 0.5
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.

Reviewed by School Library Journal Reviews (SLJ Reviews 2008 December)

Gr 3–6—Simple writing (a compound sentence is a rarity), clear action photos, and colorful pages liberally sprinkled with "Track Fact!" boxes and definition bars for highlighted terms make these titles attractive. They are quick reads for young NASCAR enthusiasts and older children with reading problems. Included in each is a "Cup Career Statistics" chart, a glossary compiled of those highlighted definition bars, and directions for accessing FactHound. Falling neatly between the simpler "NASCAR Champions" series (Rosen)—think Connor Dayton's Kasey Kahne (2008)—and the more demanding "Race Car Legends" (Chelsea House), these books will pull a checkered flag from NASCAR enthusiasts who read too competently for the former and are not up to the demands of the latter.—Patricia Manning, formerly at Eastchester Public Library, NY

[Page 110]. Copyright 2008 Reed Business Information.
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