Children's Literature - Melissa HowerFind out where supercross motorcycles race, how a supercross track is made, and why supercross motorcycle tires are bumpy in this exciting book. This book is one of many that are included in the "Pull Ahead Books Mighty Movers" series. After reading this book, the reader will learn how bulldozers are used to create the track where supercross motorcycles race, how a race begins, and how motorcycle racers handle jumps, turns, and bumps. There are many parts needed to help a motorcycle run properly. The author explains how the engine, springs, throttle, brake lever, and the tires work together to create a motorcycle ready for racing. Colorful photos of racers jumping, turning, and crashing entertain the reader throughout the book. Various vocabulary words in bold print appear in the book, and a glossary at the end of the book includes definitions of these words. The book also includes a fact page that contains interesting facts about the differences between supercross and motocross racing, the shorter name for supercross, and the height at which racers jump. A diagram is also included which identifies parts of a supercross motorcycle. Children interested in motorcycles and racing will love the photos and exciting text in this high-energy book.
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