Dino-Racing

From the Series Dino-Sports

  • Interest Level: Kindergarten - Grade 3
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

Engines rumble. Excited fans watch and wait. When the green flag waves, it’s race time!

Allo and Stego speed down the strip in the drag race. Maia and her all-girl crew navigate around rocks and deep sand in the off-road race. Meanwhile, at the stock-car track, an all-star lineup gives fans a high-speed thrill as Diplo and Tricera put the heat on T-Rex, the reigning champ. Buckle your seatbelt—these dino-races are sure to set prehistoric records!

Dinosaurs face off in prehistoric sports competitions—from baseball to wrestling and every sport in between! Will the plant-eaters become the champions? Or will the meat-eaters be victorious? Fast-paced, rhyming commentary and exuberant illustrations put readers right in the action. Sure to thrill dinosaur lovers and sports fans alike!

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Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Picture Books
Category Sports
Copyright 2016
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Carolrhoda Books ®
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2016-10-01
Reading Counts! Level 2.5
Text Type Fiction—Humor
BISACS JUV002060, JUV032000, JUV057000
Dewey [E]
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 10.625 x 8.875
Lexile 440
Guided Reading Level M
ATOS Reading Level 2.9
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 182905
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Awards, Original artwork, and Reviewed

Author: Lisa Wheeler

Lisa Wheeler is the award-winning author of the Dino-Sports and Dino-Holidays books. When she isn't running around the country visiting schools, standing at podiums, and eating airport snacks, she resides in Michigan.

Illustrator: Barry Gott

Barry Gott lives in Ohio and has illustrated many children's books, including all of the Dino-Sports and Dino-Holidays books.

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Awards

  • Great Lakes Great Books Award, Nominated, 2017

Reviews

Booklist

“This action-packed book combines twin obsessions for many children. . . . Gott’s digital illustrations . . . [feature] many inside jokes for dinosaur-lovers. . . . Car-crazy kids will also drool over the flashy race cars.”—Booklist

School Library Journal

“Colorful rhyming fun for car lovers, racing aficionados, and dinophiles.”—School Library Journal