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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

Wheeler, Lisa

Summary: Illustrations and rhyming text follow dinosaurs as they race against each other in dragsters, then off-road vehicles, and finally stock cars.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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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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Houtz, Thomas Calvin.

Summary: Farmer Paddy Dolan's racing potato was ready to compete in the Coupe des Legumes. Could it compete with Austria's carrot and Germany's cucumber? Patterned after the historic French Grand Prix races of the early 20th Century, author and artist Houtz matches the underdog Paddy with the "wilting lettuce", the "poor timing of the artichoke" and others with surprising results!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Racemaker Press 2007

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Houtz 2007

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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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

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

Maddox, Jake

Summary: When his Aunt Lucy introduces Sheldon to the world of kart racing he is quickly hooked; the challenge of building a winning kart is irresistible, and so is the opportunity to take "Coal Roller," the local champion (and bully) down--and maybe he can even make his often-absent father proud.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Lakin, Patricia

Summary: Bud enters a race and gets so distracted by a mud puddle he finishes last, but still has fun because he loves to be muddy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2016

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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

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

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

Scott, Victoria

Summary: Tella's brother Cody is sick and getting worse, so when she finds instructions on how to become a contender in the dangerous Brimstone Bleed race where she can win a cure for him, she jumps at the chance--but there is no guarantee that she will win, or even survive.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC SCO

George, K. (Kallie)

Summary: High on the slopes of mighty Mount Olympus, among the sun-splashed meadows and sparkling waters, glide the winged horses of the ancient gods. Here up high is normally no place for a lost, parentless girl like Pippa. But once every hundred years, the gods and goddesses descend to the mortal realm to choose jockeys for their winged horse race--and Pippa is one of the lucky children chosen to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION GEO

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

Hoena, B. A

Summary: Hercules and Theseus each claim to be the best hero truck, so at the suggestion of a MonsterTruck they agree to a race through the Underworld Junkyard, from which no truck has ever returned--but it turns out that the MonsterTruck has his own agenda, and Hercules and Theseus must work together if they are to escape his trap.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2019

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE HOE

Lane, Jeanette

Summary: Hoping to win a year's worth of free pancakes, Ash and Pikachu go head-to-head against previous champ, Alolan Raichu, in the annual Pokémon Pancake Race.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic, Inc. 2018

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Stiefvater, Maggie

Summary: Nineteen-year-old returning champion Sean Kendrick competes against Puck Connolly, the first girl ever to ride in the annual Scorpio Races, both trying to keep hold of their dangerous water horses long enough to make it to the finish line.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Audio 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Burkhart, Kiersi

Summary: "For Ella, controlling her temper may be her greatest challenge at the ranch, followed closely by making a friend and learning to barrel-race"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Darby Creek 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Giff, Patricia Reilly

Summary: When the Timpanzi Tigers challenge the Zigzag Zebras to a race, Gina worries because she knows she is not a fast runner, but the whole school seems to be counting on her to win.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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