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Grades k-9English Language Arts, Health, ScienceEnglish

Chase “Superman” Duffy likes to go fast! So when his grandfather takes him to the track to see the world’s first and only canola biodiesel Jet Engine Funny Car in action, he’s (literally) blown away by the car’s impressive speed.

And, after hanging out with the inventor and owner of the car. Kevin Therres, Chase and his Grandpa are inspired to build a soap box race car of their own. But will it be fast enough to beat Gordon “Lightning” Smith’s car? Chase hopes it’s fast enough to even beat Superman.

Dawn Ius, writer
James Grasdal, illustrator
Alberta Canola Producers Commission, publisher

Copyright ©2012

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