Racing against the odds : the story of Wendell Scott, stock car racing's African-American champion
by
 
Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956-

Title
Racing against the odds : the story of Wendell Scott, stock car racing's African-American champion

Author
Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956-
 
Velasquez, Eric ill.

ISBN
9780761454656

Publication Information
Tarrytown, NY : Marshall Cavendish Children, c2009.

Physical Description
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 24 x 31 cm.

Abstract
Presents the life and career of Wendell Scott, the first African American NASCAR racer, who competed in more than five hundred races over a ten year period and won a Grand National race in Jacksonville, Florida in 1963.

Program Information
Reading Counts RC K-2 6.6 1 Quiz: 48315.
 
Accelerated Reader AR LG 4.9 0.5 132484.

Personal Subject
Scott, Wendell, 1921-1990-Juvenile literature.

Subject Term
Stock car drivers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
 
Automobile racing drivers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
 
African American automobile racing drivers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.

Added Author
Velasquez, Eric

Reading Level JCPL
930Lexile.

Target Audience Note
930 Lexile.

Format
Book


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