Showing posts with label race cars. Show all posts
Showing posts with label race cars. Show all posts

October 14, 2014

Fast Wheels! reviewed in Library Media Connection

The six titles in the Fast Wheels! series, part of Enslow's Speeding Star imprint, were reviewed in the October 2014 issue Library Media Connection.

An excerpt from the review:

"Chapters have young race fan appeal in a clear, readable format...Racing enthusiasts will gravitate to these books, as will reluctant readers."

This high-interest reluctant reader series includes background information on the vehicles in each title, includes the type of training needed to build, modify, maintain, and drive these vehicles.

This series is available in hardcover, paperback, and eBook formats, and can be obtained through your preferred vendor, local bookstore,, Amazon, and Barnes and Noble.

February 24, 2014

Congratulations to Dale Earnhardt, Jr., on his Daytona 500 win!

After an extended rain delay, the Daytona 500 was run yesterday. Enslow's latest Dale Earnhardt, Jr., biography for the older elementary reader, published in 2011, also describes his foundation, the Dale Jr. Foundation, which helps kids in need reach their goals.

For the slightly older student, Smokin' Race Cars explores the world of stock car racing, giving fans insight into the races.

Both of these titles are available in either hardcover or library binding, as well as in eBook versions. The Dale Earnhardt, Jr., title is available in paperback, and the Smokin' Race Cars title will be available in paperback in the next several weeks. Either title is available from your preferred vendor, your local bookstore,, Amazon, and Barnes and Noble.

September 09, 2013

Review of Smokin' Race Cars in Booklist

Smokin' Race Cars, a new fall 2013 title from Enslow, has been reviewed in the September 1, 2013 issue of Booklist.

Here is an excerpt:

"This title is everything NASCAR, from what NASCAR is to vehicles designed specifically for racing . . . The 48-page high-interest book is ideally suited for reluctant readers and is chock-full of bright pictures of zooming cars and suited-up racers."

This title is available from, your preferred vendor, your independent bookstore, Amazon, and Barnes and Noble.

June 13, 2013

Speeding Star and Books for Boys

Enslow Publishers Announces New Trade Imprint
Speeding Star, a new list of trade books for boys, will launch in fall 2013 as an imprint of Enslow Publishers, a long-time publisher of books for the school and library market.

Speeding Star will be devoted to publishing easy-to-read fiction and informational titles for boys and young men from third grade to high school.  The inaugural list will consist of 16 high-interest titles ranging from zombie mysteries, to race cars and profiles of sports stars.

“Enslow is thrilled to announce that we are expanding beyond the school and library market and into the trade world,” says Mark Enslow, president of Enslow.  Speeding Star’s mission is to create content that appeals to boys’ interests and publish books that will keep boys reading.”

Enslow unveiled the new trade imprint at the Book Expo America (BEA) 2013 in New York where advance reader copies were distributed. Speeding Star titles will be published September 1, 2013. All titles will be available in trade hardcover and eBook formats and will be available for purchase directly from Enslow, major book distributors, your favorite independent bookstore, and online retailers. You can pre-order these titles now from Amazon.

To learn more about Speeding Star or to request review copies of any of the titles, please visit, or contact Enslow Publishers directly by calling 1-800-398-2504 for more information.

November 29, 2010

Jimmie Johnson 5X Champion

Congratulations to Jimmie Johnson who won his fifth consecutive Sprint Cup Championship. Visit Team Lowe's homepage for all the details.

We know teens are crazy about cars and their driver's. Reluctant readers can learn more about Jimmie Johnson by reading his biography, Jimmie Johnson: Racing Champ.