Snowmobiles

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ABDO, Sep 1, 2010 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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This book discusses the fast, thrilling world of snowmobiles! Readers will learn how these powerful vehicles travel off road on snow and ice. Difficult concepts, such as engine workings and traction, are broken down for readers, and a comprehensive diagram highlights major snowmobile parts. Also explained is how a snowmobile is used for recreation, racing, tricks and stunts, and search-and-rescue and military work. Additionally, readers will learn about snowmobile safety and history, snocross races, and famous snocross riders. Vibrant graphics, oversized, action-packed photographs, and short, engaging sentences will encourage reluctant readers to steer their way toward learning more about the amazing snowmobile! Included are table of contents, fast facts, glossary with phonetic spellings, and index.
 

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Contents

Get Moving
4
What is a snowmobile?
6
A Closer look
10
How does it move?
12
A Special Engine
14
Ski Science
16
The Drivers seat
18
Riding the Trails
20
On the job
22
Daring riders
24
Past to Present
28
Blast From the Past
30
Important WordsWeb Sites
31
Index
32
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