Demolition Derby

Tearing It Up

From the Series Dirt and Destruction Sports Zone

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

Have you ever seen a car crash? How about dozens of car crashes all at the same time? At demolition derbies, you’ll see drivers ram their cars into one another until only one car remains moving. Crowds roar and cheer as hoods and doors and other car parts fly through the air.

Enter the Dirt and Destruction Sports Zone to learn about the history, gear, rules, strategies, and the top drivers connected to demolition derby. You’ll learn:
• What makes a great demolition derby vehicle.
• How drivers look for hits and avoid getting smashed by other cars.
• Who popularized the sport in the United States.
• Where the biggest derby took place.

Are you into sports? Then get in the zone!

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-1-4677-2450-0
$39.99 $29.99
Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Sports
Copyright 2014
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2014-01-01
Reading Counts! Level 5.6
BISACS JNF057030, JNF051130, JNF054100
Dewey 796.7
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 6.625 x 9.25
Lexile 870
ATOS Reading Level 5.4
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 162690
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Reviewed, Sidebars, and Table of contents

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