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Maddox, Jake.

Summary: Quarter-midget car racer Michael Haynes and his twin brother Mark, the team's mechanic, are used to winning their races, but when a new, unscrupulous racer starts competing, even causing Michael to be injured in a race, the twins are tempted to start using different tactics themselves.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2007

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MAD

Maddox, Jake.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Nick hates running, but his high school gym teacher thinks he is just the right person to fill in for the two hundred meter relay race, and will not give him a passing grade unless he tries--will Nick learn to run or let the team down?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2012

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Maddox, Jake.

Summary: Austin, eager to win sports trophies like his older brothers, joins a local cycling club and enters his name for a three mile race--will he learn in time that bicycle racing is as much about technique as speed?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC MAD

Awdry, W.

Summary: In this version of the "Tortoise and the Hare" fable, two train engines compete in a race.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Amerikaner, Susan.

Summary: Lightning McQueen, the race car from Cars 2 movie, will race against cars in Japan and Italy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2011

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JBR ORANGE AME

Richards, Kitty.

Summary: Readers can mix and match by flipping three panels to form over two hundred stories about Lighting McQueen, Mater, and all of their car friends. On board pages.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Press 2011

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Stein, Garth.

Summary: A dog decides that when he dies and returns to earth as a man, he will model his behavior after his beloved owner, a race car driver. Includes interview with author.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2011

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC STE

Francis, Felix

Summary: Harrison Foster, a crisis manager for a London firm, is summoned to Newmarket after a fire in the Chadwick Stables kills six very valuable horses, including the short-priced favorite for the Derby. There is far more to the "simple" fire than initially meets the eye...for a start, human remains are found among the equestrian ones in the burnt-out shell. All the stable staff are accounted for, so...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2018

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Lewis, Axel

Summary: Jimmy Roberts and his robot, Maverick, are ready for the next stage of the robot races which will go through the Amazon rain forest, but his enemy Horace Pelly is equally determined to win--and he does not care how he does it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Stone Arch Books 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC LEW

O'Connor, Jane.

Summary: Feeling bad about last year's Field Day, in which her slow running cost the relay team a victory, Nancy, who enjoys using fancy words, finds herself facing another Field Day and another relay race with a mean classmate.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2011

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JBR PURPLE OCO

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR Purple O'Connor 2011

Lord, Cynthia

Summary: Hot Rod Hamster enlists the help of his friend Dog to build a super sleek soap box racer for the Wacky Whatever Race.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2014

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE LOR

Lewis, Axel

Summary: For the third leg of the robot races the contestants must choose between three possible Arctic routes, all of which are dangerous--especially when some of the racers are not playing by the rules.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Stone Arch Books 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC LEW

Angleberger, Tom

Summary: When a Princess learns from her Fairy Godmother that she is in last place in a car race against such fairy tale notables as Humpty Dumpty, the Three Bears, and Rumpelstiltskin, she boldly rebuffs defeat and steps on the gas.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2018

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Tims, E. J.

Summary: Jay looks through the store window and the big red bike is calling him! He knows right then that he has to find a way to have it. Based on the author's real life experiences as a child.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jettster Pub. 2009

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Tims 2009

Lewis, Axel

Summary: This year the robot races are just for children, and Jimmy Roberts is entering the robot taxi his genius grandfather has built--but he will have to compete with a racer designed by NASA engineers for the wealthy and unscrupulous Horace Pelly.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC LEW

Lewis, Axel

Summary: The fourth leg of the robot races requires Jimmy and the other contestants to navigate a route through the Sahara Desert--without a navigation system.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Stone Arch Books 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC LEW

Maddox, Jake.

Summary: When Carlos competes against his best friend Ricky for a place in the United States Motocross Association Nationals, each of them thinks the other is trying to sabotage his chances at winning.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2008

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MAD

Henry, Marguerite

Summary: As he learns about the famous Hambletonian, sire of the American trotter, young Gib White dreams of some day having his own filly become a champion trotter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin Paperbacks 1993

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC HEN

Crews, Donald.

Summary: The numbered order of the twelve racers changes as the bicycle race progresses.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwillow Books 1985

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE CRE

McEvoy, John

Summary: Chicago racetrack publicist Jack Doyle, former advertising man and amateur boxer, accepts the challenge of a new job in the world of thoroughbred horse racingthat of jockeys agent. His client is a seventeen-year-old riding phenom from Ireland named Mickey Sheehan, who has decided to try her luck in the States. They prove to be an effective team until someone begins secretly administering...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Poisoned Pen Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCE

Floca, Brian.

Summary: An exciting day at the races highlights the letters of the alphabet as a variety of automobiles burn fuel speeding through the curves of the track.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2003

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC FLO

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FLO

Watts, David.

Summary: Race car Lightning McQueen gets lost on his way to California and ends up in a small town called Radiator Springs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Press 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Paperback, Call number: JE FIC DIS

Perelman, Helen.

Summary: Dash, the smallest Mint Fairy in Sugar Valley, is so determined to set a new speed record in the annual Marshmallow Run sled race that she begins to neglect her responsibilities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2010

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC PER

McDonald, Megan

Summary: Judy and Stink prepare for this year's "Turkey Trot," with the main prize being a juicy turkey, but they worry that if they don't win, the family won't have a Thanksgiving meal.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION MCD

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2 available in Juvenile Holidays, Call number: JBR RED MCD

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED MCD