Mud Truck Racing

Tearing It Up

From the Series Dirt and Destruction Sports Zone

  • Interest Level: Grade 4 - Grade 8
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Do you like fast trucks and loud engines? How about buckets of mud flying in all directions? If yes, then mud truck racing is for you! Big trucks tear through mud bogs on their way to glory. Bog racing is not for the faint of heart or for people who like to stay clean. The mess and thrill of mud truck races will make you glad to get dirty.

Enter the Dirt and Destruction Sports Zone to learn about the history, organizations, technology, and the important drivers connected to mud truck racing. You’ll learn:
• How much water, sand, and dirt are used to make mud bogs.
• Which driver finished a 200-foot (61-meter) mud race in just 2.110 seconds.
• How drivers have upgraded engines and fuel to give trucks more horsepower.
• How mud truck racing started and who the best drivers are.

Are you into sports? Then get in the zone!

Format Your Price Add
Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Social Studies
Category Sports
Copyright 2014
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2014-01-01
Reading Counts! Level 6.3
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF054100, JNF057030, JNF051130
Dewey 796.7
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 6.625 x 9.25
Lexile 910
ATOS Reading Level 5.3
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 162692
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Reviewed, Sidebars, and Table of contents


Library Media Connection

“Each book contains large, brightly colored photos or drawings on each page along with boxes that add exciting information to the text.” —Library Media Connection


“Readers will rev up over this title, feeling the engines thrum and the mud splatter on every page. . . . Grab this one for aspiring racing buffs, but don’t be surprised if it comes back showing signs of ‘field research.’”—Booklist

School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

“There’s a surprising amount of detail in the simply written text, supplemented by excellent graphics and photos. . . . These well-written books will appeal to a wide audience.” —School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Author: Brian Howell