Lowriders in Space

Lowriders in Space

Graphic Novel - 2014
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Lupe, Flapjack, Elirio customize their car into a low rider for the Universal Car Competition to win the cash prize that will enable them to buy their own garage.
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Chronicle Books, 2014.
Edition: First paperback edition.
ISBN: 9781452121550
Characteristics: 111 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Gonzalez, Raul 1976-- Illustrator
Study Program: Accelerated Reader AR MG 3.0 0.5 170226.


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JCLChrisK Feb 02, 2017

Original, clever, couched in culture, and beautifully drawn. I found it much too loud and busy for my tastes, but I think there are many who will love it, particularly how it reflects their experiences in a way that few other books do.

LydiatheLibrarian May 17, 2015

A celebration of the artistry, creativity and mechanical expertise found in the low rider culture. Ages 8-12

Ms_Gaye Apr 04, 2015

Fun, adventurous graphic novel with retro styled illustrations in a Mexican American/Outer Space setting. Notes and slang dictionary included. Grades 4-7

Mar 09, 2015

There aren’t many books for Latino graphic novel readers. Camper and Raul the Third have created a story that will appeal to car lovers as well as comic book fans. A crazy trio of friends wants to win a carload of money in a lowrider contest. They’re creative and when their car which has been customized with parts from a closed airplane factory shoots into space, they’re in for a whole new dimension for customizing a car. The quirkly characters and the goofy story line will attract young readers.

Jan 30, 2015

Terrific graphic novel for the younger set - cars, space, competition and some Latino/a flavor to top it off. This was a big hit in our house!


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