Cover image for Miniature cars
Title:
Miniature cars
Author:
Beyer, Julie.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Children's Press, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
48 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm. cm.
Summary:
Discusses the history of die-cast toy cars, their manufacture, values, and how to start a collection.
Language:
English
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 5.4 1.0 46895.

Reading Counts RC High School 6.8 3 Quiz: 22581 Guided reading level: R.
ISBN:
9780516233321

9780516235325

9780531121207

9780531176207
Format :
Book

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Summary

Most teens are into collecting in one form or another--from toys to rocks to coins. Each of these books gives background information on the collectible, practical knowledge, and the basics of how to get started in the world of collecting. The books also include fascinating facts, the value of particular items, and a resource list of fairs and conventions.


Summary

Each book is clearly written using simple sentences and familiar vocabulary. Brilliant color photos, fascinating sidebars, and user-friendly fact boxes, charts, and tables highlight key information in the text.


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School Library Journal Review

Gr 3-5-Slim series titles that provide background information and advice for youngsters interested in collecting. Both books also briefly cover when and how these toys were made and basic guidelines for determining the value of a particular item. Each volume has large-print text and colorful photographs. Practical but limited guides for beginners.- Janice C. Hayes, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreeboro (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.


School Library Journal Review

Gr 3-5-Slim series titles that provide background information and advice for youngsters interested in collecting. Both books also briefly cover when and how these toys were made and basic guidelines for determining the value of a particular item. Each volume has large-print text and colorful photographs. Practical but limited guides for beginners.- Janice C. Hayes, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreeboro (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.


Table of Contents

1 Introductionp. 4
2 The History of Miniature Carsp. 7
3 The Die-Cast Processp. 15
4 What Makes a Toy Car Valuable?p. 24
Starting Your Own Collectionp. 33
New Wordsp. 42
For Further Readingp. 43
Resourcesp. 44
Indexp. 47
1 Introductionp. 4
2 The History of Miniature Carsp. 7
3 The Die-Cast Processp. 15
4 What Makes a Toy Car Valuable?p. 24
Starting Your Own Collectionp. 33
New Wordsp. 42
For Further Readingp. 43
Resourcesp. 44
Indexp. 47

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