Custom Cars

Custom Cars

by Matt Doeden, Chuck Uranas
     
 

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People customize their cars to look cool, go fast—or both. To their owners, custom cars are more than just vehicles. They are a hobby, a passion, even a way of life. From high-powered hot rods and street rods, to fast and colorful tuner cars, each type of custom has a unique culture and community surrounding it. That's because car lovers like nothing better than

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People customize their cars to look cool, go fast—or both. To their owners, custom cars are more than just vehicles. They are a hobby, a passion, even a way of life. From high-powered hot rods and street rods, to fast and colorful tuner cars, each type of custom has a unique culture and community surrounding it. That's because car lovers like nothing better than to hang out together and share their love of cars. In this book, you will learn about everything from cool classic customs to the hottest new custom machines, the names of some of the most famous car customizers, and where car lovers gather to show off their machines. Photographs by Chuck Vranas.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822572893
Publisher:
Lerner Publishing Group
Publication date:
03/28/2008
Series:
Motor Mania Series
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile:
780L (what's this?)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

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Meet the Author

Matt Doeden is a writer and editor from New Prague, Minnesota. After earning degrees in journalism and psychology from Minnesota State University-Mankato, he began his career as a sports writer. Since then, he's spent nearly a decade writing and editing high-interest nonfiction, with more than fifty titles to his name on topics that range from extreme sports to military equipment to graphic novels. In the Sports Heroes and Legends series, his titles are Tiger Woods, Dale Earnhardt Jr., and Lance Armstrong. His Motor Mania titles include Crazy Cars and Lowriders. Among his other Lerner Publishing Group books are Green Day (Gateway Bio) and Will Smith (Just the Facts).

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