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Banks, Patrice

Summary: "A do-it-herself guide to auto maintenance, roadside emergencies, and the real scoop on how women can get honest car service at the garage, from engineer turned auto mechanic and award-winning entrepreneur Patrice Banks"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 629.2 BAN

Sorin, Gretchen Sullivan

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Summary: "How the automobile fundamentally changed African American life-the true history beyond the Best Picture-winning movie. The ultimate symbol of independence and possibility, the automobile has shaped this country from the moment the first Model T rolled off Henry Ford's assembly line. Yet cars have always held distinct importance for African Americans, allowing black families to evade the many...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company 2020

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Summary: In the 1930s, most girls were happy playing with dolls. But Betty Skelton liked playing with airplanes. When Betty was young there weren₂t many women flying airplanes or racing cars, but she wouldn₂t let that stop her. She was always ready to take on a challenge. Betty rode motorcycles, raced cars, jumped out of planes, and flew jets, helicopters, gliders, and blimps. And by the time she was an...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV DAR

Hollister, Tim

Summary: "A new and unique approach to helping parents of teen drivers focus on preventing dangerous situations written by a father who lost his teenage son in a car crash"-Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicago Review Press 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 629.2 Hollister

Summary: When a mild-mannered Uber driver named Stu picks up a passenger who turns out to be a cop hot on the trail of a brutal killer, he's thrust into a harrowing ordeal where he desperately tries to hold onto his wits, his life, and his five-star rating.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2019

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Marsh, Sarah Glenn

Summary: "The inspiring true story of Alice Ramsey, the first woman to drive a car across America in 1909."

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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McCarthy, Meghan.

Summary: A picture book introduction to the life of the mid-twentieth-century aviation and auto racing pioneer describes her fascination with vehicles during childhood and the daring achievements that earned her the title, "First Lady of Firsts."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J629.13 MCC

Apelqvist, Eva.

Summary: "Readers will learn about the general requirements for permits, driver's tests, different kinds of licenses, learning to drive, dangerous behavior, and other areas related to driving"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishers 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.2 APE

Sutherland, Adam.

Summary: Looks at what it is like to be a race car driver, including racing-speak, profiles of top formula one drivers, and statistics.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Pub. Co. 2013

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 796.72 Sutherland 2013

Summary: Car and Driver magazine presents technical expertise and the ability to place readers into a virtual driver's seat. Each issue of Car and Driver magazine features the evaluations on domestic and import vehicles.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ziff-Davis Pub. Co. 1961

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Summary: Lucky Jackson arrives in town with his car literally in tow ready for the first Las Vegas Grand Prix. At least, he will be ready to race once he has the money to buy an engine. He gets the cash easily enough, but loses it when a pretty swimming pool manager takes his mind off things. It seems he will lose both the race and the girl. His problems don't get any easier when rival Elmo Mancini, a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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1 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS ELV

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Summary: Based on the best-selling novel by Garth Stein, this is a heartfelt tale narrated by a witty and philosophical dog named Enzo. Through his bond with his owner Denny, an aspiring Formula One racecar driver, Enzo has gained tremendous insight into the human condition and understands that the techniques needed on the racetrack can also be used to successfully navigate the journey of life. The film...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Top Shelf DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Summary: NASCAR sensation Ricky Bobby is a racing hero because of his "win at all costs" approach. He and his loyal racing partner, childhood friend Cal Naughton Jr., are a fearless duo. Dubbed "Shake" and "Bake" by their fans, the two have the ability to finish so many races in the #1 and #2 positions, with Cal always in second place. When flamboyant French Formula One driver Jean Girard challenges...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE TAL

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Talladega 2006

James, Leon

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Prometheus Books 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 629.2 James

Summary: Provides the information needed to pass the written DMV test. It gives the fundamentals of safe driving without giving the specific rules of each state. Viewers can choose by state to see obvious differences in the driving rules of the states.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Powell Productions 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 629.2 Passing

Roberts, Nora.

Summary: Abby O'Hurley, the widow of a notorious race car champion, hides her past from arrogant biographer Dylan Crosby, and professional dancer Maddy O'Hurley shows ruthless businessman Reed Valentine the importance of love.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC ROB

Summary: Valentina is the kidnapped daughter of a Ukranian government official. Frank Martin is given an offer he cannot refuse and ends up putting on his driving gloves to deliver Valentina from Marseilles to Odessa on the Black Sea. En route, he has to deal with the thugs who want to intercept Valentina's safe delivery. On top of that, he cannot let his personal feelings get in the way of his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2009

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD FIC TRA

Pulver, Robin.

Summary: Always impatient and driving too fast, Rush Hotfoot learns the importance of safety from school bus driver Axle Annie and her bus full of kids.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2005

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE PUL

Larson, John A.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forge 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 629.2 Larson

Smith, Timothy C.

Summary: A guide for parents of teenage drivers discusses such topics as developing defensive driving skills, handling road emergencies, providing basic car maintenance, and helping teenagers avoid alcohol and drugs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 629.2 Smith

Tuttle, Cameron.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.7 TUT

Summary: From its earliest inception with modified cars painted in modest black and white to the logo-covered stock cars that race today, fans get the inside track on NASCAR and the people who turned it into a multi-million dollar industry. Lively biographies of the greatest drivers on the motorway are featured, including legends, young up-and-comers, and the courageous women who have been fearless...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Britannica Educational Publishing in association with Rosen Educational Services 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 796.7 NAS

Scheff, Matt.

Summary: Chronicles the life and career of the NASCAR driver, from his early days in the United States Auto Club to his three Sprint Cup championships.

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Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Pub. 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 STE

Stout, Glenn

Summary: This book traces Jeff Gordon's life from childhood through his career with NASCAR.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2000

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Gor