Archive for Items Categorized 'Youth and Young Adult (YA)', only excerpts shown, click title for full entry.
by David Hobbs with Andrew Marriott
Englishman David Hobbs had a long driver career in motorsports, almost four decades competing in almost every form of racing. If you only know him from his gig as F1 commentator, prepare to be surprised.
by Kevin Eason
A colorful look by a long-time observer at the forces that turned a sport into a circus in which staggering amounts of money are to be made by those few who already have money—or genius or luck or connections—to even get a seat at the table.
by Sylvia Wilkinson
Retired since 2001, this driver’s name showed up on many a winner’s podium all through the 1980s—but also in court proceedings, involving his own father no less. He now suffers an incurable disease.
by Gary Critcher
If the title puts “photography” and “racing” into your mind you’re on the right track. Lots of behind the scenes stuff in this first of two compilations.
by Hilary Pedersen and others
More than a just another war story, this book explains what made a quiet, humble man a leader even his enemies could not ignore.
by Miquel Liso, Hartmut Lehbrink
No, not another F1 coffee table photo book . . . there are a lot of surprising “takes” on the world of racing here, visually clever and intellectually convincing. What’s most surprising is that this photographer is not yet a household name.
by Karen Bush Gibson
Among the 26 flyers this book for young readers portrays are many unusual choices, but they are probably representative of the obstacles their gender had to contend with.
by Lorenzo Ardizio (editor)
This book accompanied the opening of the new Alfa Romeo “Time Machine” museum in 2015 and presents the history of the marque the way the museum does.
by Tom Cotter and Bill Warner
By the 1950s Cuba had the highest per capita automotive purchasing of any Latin American country—and since the 1959 trade embargo its car-dependent population has shown the highest degree of ingenuity to keep these oldies on the road.
by Adolfo Orsi and Raffaele Gazzi
This is an annual volume that analyzes, reviews and reports on the year’s auction results from 17 automotive auction houses—nearly 90 events. But this book is far more than just a bunch of dry lists.
by Dariusz Grzywacz
Leaving aside the question of whether children should be coloring warplanes, this book offers 3-views and outlines of 15 aircraft, along with brief specs and a few words as to their purpose. There are worse ways to spend $5.50 . . .
by Philip Kaplan
Splendidly illustrated with not only aircraft “stuff,” this book takes a sometimes nostalgic and always sympathetic look at two dozen big birds.