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Classic Cars: 1931-1980 - PB
Classic Cars: 1931-1980 - PB
Classic Cars: 1931-1980 - PB
9780778730347 | In Stock
Custom coachbuilding, chrome fenders, and rumble seats signaled the dawn of a new era in automobile history. This highly illustrated new book features cars from the Classic era from 1931 to 1980, which saw the birth and death of many stunning and outrageous vehicular trends. Children will be amazed by detailed photos which help explain what makes a car a classic and why the vehicles portrayed have staying power. Other topics include
• the Great Depression and World War II, and their effects on the automobile industry
• the demise of the independent car companies and the rise of the �Big Three’—Ford, Chrysler and General Motors
• the arrival of Hydramatic transmission
• Classic stylings of hubcaps and wheels, grilles, and hood ornaments
• automobilia, including collectors' items, car shows, and classic car rallies
• influential designers from the Classic era

Reading Level: Gr. 4-5
Interest Level: Gr. 3-6
Guided Reading Level: Q
Binding: Paperback
Series: Automania!
Author(s): Norm Mort

Size: 8 ½″ × 11″
No. of Pages: 32
Index Included: Yes
Glossary Included: Yes

ATOS: 6.8
Dewey: 629.22209
Lexile: Not Available at this time.
Copyright: 2007

Classic Cars: 1931-1980

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