Speedway Switch [NOOK Book]

Overview

Michael Haynes has won more races in the midget-car circuit than any other driver in his age division. And he couldn't have done it without his brother, Mark, who's a great mechanic. Then Buzz Ripshaw comes along. Buzz doesn't drive fair, and Michael gets hurt during the biggest race of the year. How will Team Haynes win without their driver? Realistic Fiction.
Read More Show Less
... See more details below
Speedway Switch

Available on NOOK devices and apps  
  • NOOK Devices
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK
  • NOOK HD/HD+ Tablet
  • NOOK
  • NOOK Color
  • NOOK Tablet
  • Tablet/Phone
  • NOOK for Windows 8 Tablet
  • NOOK for iOS
  • NOOK for Android
  • NOOK Kids for iPad
  • PC/Mac
  • NOOK for Windows 8
  • NOOK for PC
  • NOOK for Mac
  • NOOK for Web

Want a NOOK? Explore Now

NOOK Book (eBook)
$5.49
BN.com price
(Save 7%)$5.95 List Price

Overview

Michael Haynes has won more races in the midget-car circuit than any other driver in his age division. And he couldn't have done it without his brother, Mark, who's a great mechanic. Then Buzz Ripshaw comes along. Buzz doesn't drive fair, and Michael gets hurt during the biggest race of the year. How will Team Haynes win without their driver? Realistic Fiction.
Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Carrie Hane Hung
Twins, Michael and Mark Haynes and their father make up the Team Haynes that race in the quarter-midget car circuit. Michael drives the race car while Mark and the father comprise the pit crew. Winning the biggest and last race of the season, the Mount Rose Grand Championship is their dream. It is race driver, Buzz Shaw's dream too. Unfortunately, during the Mount Rose race, Buzz and his racing tactics force both himself and Michael off the track. As a result, Michael breaks his leg. In the next racing season, Mark takes the race driver's seat and Michael works in the pit crew. Although his heart is in mechanics, Mark works hard and improves his racing skills. The Mount Rose Grand Championship arrives again and Team Haynes is put to the test as Buzz Shaw is looking for his win in the race too. This high interest, easy to read story moves along quickly and reveals race car driver's strategies. Included in the back of the book is a glossary, general information about quarter-midget racing, and questions to ponder about the message in the story.
School Library Journal

Gr 4-6 Extreme sports stories in easy-to-read chapter books. Paintball features best friends and skilled players Max and Tyler. They've competed for years and are among the best in their area. A beginner, Ryan, joins their league and never loses. Max suspects foul play but cannot prove it. After watching Ryan's team play, Max discovers how he is cheating, and he wins the Challenge Cup for his team. In Speedway , twins Michael and Mark expect to clean up in the quarter-midget car racing championships. But a new racer, Buzz Shaw, shows up and threatens their plans. Buzz is an erratic and unsafe driver who does whatever it takes to win. During a race, he crashes into Michael, leaving Michael's car trashed and his leg broken, and the brothers are forced to take on their opponent in a new way. Maddox presents simple stories with tidy conflict resolutions and likable characters. Black-and-white cartoons are scattered throughout, and the books end with discussion questions, writing prompts, information about the sports, and instructions on how to find related Web sites. These books are a good choice for reluctant readers or those who enjoy extreme sports without preteen drama.-Alison Grant, Ruby S. Thomas Elementary School, Las Vegas, NV

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781434288561
  • Publisher: Capstone Press
  • Publication date: 1/1/2013
  • Series: Jake Maddox Sports Stories Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 72
  • Sales rank: 675,318
  • Age range: 8 - 11 Years
  • File size: 9 MB

Meet the Author

When Sean Tiffany was growing up, he lived on a small island off the coast of Maine. Every day, from sixth grade until he graduated from high school, he had to take a boat to get to school. When Sean isn't working on his art, he works on a multimedia project called "OilCan Drive," which combines music and art. He has a pet cactus named Jim.

Bob Temple lives in Rosemount, Minnesota, with his wife and three children. He has written more than thirty books for children. Over the years, he has coached more than twenty kids' soccer, basketball, and baseball teams. He also loves visiting classrooms to talk about his writing.
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Average Rating 1
( 1 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(1)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews
  • Anonymous

    Posted April 10, 2014

    William Wil

    Wil

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)