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Suggest books for me > book for younger teen boy, with CARS in it; reluctant reader

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message 1: by Gillian (new)

Gillian Wiseman (gillianwiseman) | 186 comments I'm a librarian looking for books, fairly current, that might be in my library, which I could recommend to a younger teen (maybe 13-14), who loves cars, and isn't too eager to read anything lengthy. He also likes spies and action-adventure. He's hispanic, so anything that had a hispanic character would probably also be a plus. Thanks!


message 3: by Megan (new)

Megan | 151 comments I found this list of car/racing books.
https://sites.google.com/site/raceint...

Also some slightly longer YA novels that involve racing:
Wolf by Wolf
Tracked

Graphic Novels:
Monster Motors
NASCAR Heroes

Spy Books:
Stormbreaker
SilverFin

Hispanic:
https://www.slj.com/?detailStory=23-y...


message 4: by Gillian (new)

Gillian Wiseman (gillianwiseman) | 186 comments Thanks so much! My google-fu had failed me on this one. I appreciate it immensely.


message 5: by Rosa (last edited Aug 09, 2018 11:42PM) (new)

Rosa (rosaiglarsh) | 5221 comments Henry Gregor Felsen wrote good books for teens about cars, like Hot Rod and Road Rocket. They're not always exactly car-positive, though. Hot Rod is a real downer.


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