Ace enters a mountain bike race in this fast-paced, STEM-themed early reader!
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This series is part of Scholastic's early reader line, Acorn, aimed at children who are learning to read. With easy-to-read text, a short-story format, plenty of humor, and full-color artwork on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and fluency. Acorn books plant a love of reading and help readers grow!
Ace polishes up her mountain bike and prepares for the big bike race! She oils the chain and tests the brakes. Then the race begins! But Ace's bike chain comes off the sprocket and then she needs to patch a tire! Will she be able to fix her bike in time and find her way to the finish line?
With Larry Dane Brimner's simple text and Kaylani Juanita's full-color artwork on every page, this fast-paced, action-packed book is perfect for new readers!
About the Author
Larry Dane Brimner studied literature and writing at San Diego State University and taught school for 20 years. He is the author of more than 200 books for children, including the Sibert Award-winning Twelve Days in May: Freedom Ride 1961 and the Racing Ace early reader series. Larry lives in Tucson, Arizona.
Kaylani Juanita illustrates inclusive picture books, editorial art, and afros. She studied at CalArts and CCA for a BFA in Illustration. She is the illustrator of the Stonewall Book Award winner When Aidan Became a Brother, the Coretta Scott King Illustration Honoree Magnificent Homespun Brown, and the Racing Ace early reader series. Kaylani lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.
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