Convertibles : sun, wind, and speed

by Benson, Michael,

Format: Print Book 2018
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Location Collection Call #
Northland Public Library Children's Nonfiction J 629.222 B44
Location  Northland Public Library
 
Collection  Children's Nonfiction
 
Call Number  J 629.222 B44
 
 
Summary
Drop the top and hit the road! Convertibles have long been one of the most popular and desired types of cars. Inside, take a road trip through convertible history, from the earliest luxury models to the hot sports cars of the 1960's and 1970's, all the way to todays glamorous and windswept vehicles. Make sure its not raining and get ready to feel the wind in your hair! So many cars, so little time! The world of cars is packed with all shapes and sizes of vehicles, inspiring fans around the world. Whether you love powerful cars or the thrill of an open top . . . whether you long for peoples cars or massive SUV's, or whether you wish for the ultimate dream car, this series has your number. Every car fan will find something to love in Cars 4 Everyone! Each title in this series includes color photos throughout, and back matter including: an index and further reading lists for books and internet resources. Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities and expand their viewpoints through our content rich non-fiction books. Key Icons in this series are as follows: Words to Understand are shown at the front of each chapter with definitions. These words are set in boldfaced type in that chapter, so that readers are able to reference back to the definitions--building their vocabulary and enhancing their reading comprehension. Sidebars are highlighted graphics with content rich material within that allows readers to build knowledge and broaden their perspectives by weaving together additional information to provide realistic and holistic perspectives. Educational Videos are offered in chapters through the use of a QR code, that, when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing a moment in history,
Contents
One with the elements
The golden age of ragtops : 1928-1949
A grand moment in history : convertibles of the '50s and '60s
Death, and rebirth
Ragtop revival.

Additional Information
Series Cars 4 everyone.
Subjects Automobiles, Convertible -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Automobiles, Convertible -- Pictorial works -- Juvenile literature.
Automobiles -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Automobiles -- Pictorial works -- Juvenile literature.
Automobiles -- History.
Automobiles.
Publisher Broomall, PA :2018
Language English
Description 96 pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (page 93) and index.
ISBN 9781422239643
1422239640
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