This title introduces the Corvette. Readers will learn about the Corvette's history, models, special features, technical specs, racing career, and prevalence in popular culture. Large dynamic photos illustrate easy-to-read text, Xtreme Facts give additional information, and an Xtreme Challenge quiz shows what you've learned! Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. A&D Xtreme is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 9|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Subject||History, Science & Technology, Transportation|
|Number of Pages||48|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Dimensions||7.25 x 9.25|
|Features||Activities for further learning, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, and Table of contents|
Xtreme Cars- School Library Journal
“Xtreme Cars” explores the fastest moving automobiles on the road, from classic supercars to modern, electric-powered vehicles. The books take a manufacturer, such as a Maserati or a Porsche, and track the history and development of its vehicles, with several different models highlighted. These books are chock-full of information, including specifications for the maximum horsepower and zero to 60 times of the models discussed, as well as descriptions of the engines and cylinders. These features, along with “Xtreme Facts” sprinkled throughout, create a detailed narrative that allows readers to see the evolution of these lines over time. Page layouts include one short paragraph, written at a fourth grade reading level, along with photographs that provide a detailed look at the cars. A set of comprehension questions is included at the end. VERDICT This high-octane series provides a comprehensive look at luxury cars for striving readers.