Carmakers from Around the Globe

9781422240878. Geddis, Norm. Toughest Trucks from the Streets to Showtime. ISBN 9781422240915.ea vol: 80p. (The World of Automobiles). further reading. glossary. index. photos. websites. Mason Crest. Aug. 2018. lib. ed. $33.27.
Gr 6–9—From unique vehicles to famous international carmakers, this set explores the world of automobiles in rich detail and combines well-researched information with gorgeous color photos that will have readers eagerly turning the pages. "Words to Understand" are highlighted at the beginning of each chapter, familiarizing students with their definitions in advance of their appearance and strengthening reading comprehension; similarly, "Text-Dependent Questions" appear at the end of every chapter and challenge readers' understanding of the material. Additional resources, including a meticulous index, should appeal to students interested in further research.
VERDICT A winning combination of entertaining information and stunning visuals that will appeal to car buffs and those browsing the shelves.

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