From the Series Extreme Winter Sports Zone
Did you know that snowmobile snocross racers can soar 100 feet (30 meters) through the air before landing? They race around sharp turns and fly over jumps with other riders all around them. Some racers reach speeds up to 120 miles (193 kilometers) per hour. They compete for prizes in races all over the world.
Enter the Extreme Winter Sports Zone to learn about the history, gear, moves, competitions, and top athletes connected to snowmobile snocross. You’ll discover:
• How racers stay ahead of the competition on icy tracks.
• How to stay safe on a speeding snowmobile.
• Where to watch the world’s most daring snocross racers.
• How snowmobile snocross became popular with sports fans everywhere.
Are you into sports? Then get in the zone!
|Interest Level||Grade 4 - Grade 8|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Lerner Publications ™, Lerner Digital ™|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Reading Counts! Level||5.4|
School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
“Overall, this set uses a positive tone and conveys enthusiasm for these athletics, emphasizing that readers can practice them while keeping as safe as possible. Thumbnail sketches of innovators and youthful superstars will keep young readers engaged.” —School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
Author: Darice Bailer
Darice Bailer has written many books for children, including several extreme sports books for Lerner Publications. She has freelanced for the New York Times and currently blogs about software for IBM. She lives in Connecticut.