Buster Gets Back on Track

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Pub Date 19 Sep 2023 | Archive Date 17 Oct 2023

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Buster is back! NASCAR legend and New York Times bestselling author Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s second children's book features an entertaining off-road adventure story that teaches kids how to handle difficult emotions, starring the lovable Buster the race car!

In Buster Gets Back on Track, Buster and the rest of the Punchy Motorsports team need to ace some brand-new moves at racing school. But when Buster struggles during practice, he gets hot under the hood--and accelerates out of there. After he turns down a path in the woods, Buster discovers a racing team unlike any he's encountered. These large military vehicles know a thing or two about keeping cool under pressure, and their dirt track--complete with tire-sucking swamps and razor-sharp rocks--proves it! Will Buster's off-road challenge show him how to stay calm even when things go wrong, or will Buster's emotions spin out of control?

Full of action-packed artwork from Ela Smietanka, this follow-up to Buster's Trip to Victory Lane

  • is ideal for ages 4–8;
  • teaches kids how to process their emotions and calm down when they feel overwhelmed;
  • is a perfect purchase for back-to-school celebrations, birthdays, and Christmas; and
  • is a fun, read-aloud book for story times at libraries and schools.

Kids will love to see Buster get back on track in this heartfelt tale about growing up.

Buster is back! NASCAR legend and New York Times bestselling author Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s second children's book features an entertaining off-road adventure story that teaches kids how to handle...

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I received and ARC of this book through Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.

This book teaches about how to manage big feelings and it does a fantastic job! I have a son who struggles with this and I cannot wait to get this book into his hands. Highly recommend the Buster books to fans of Elbow Grease. They are definitely in the same spirit!

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This is so sweet for the car loving child. Wonderful lesson about facing adversity and working through it!!

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Buster Gets Back on Track is the second installment of the kids NASCAR racing book by Dale Earnhardt Jr. Its a cute story about managing feelings when your overwhelmed. It's perfect for kids 3-7.

Thank you NetGalley for the opportunity to review this book for my honest opinion.

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My 5 year old daughter loved reading this book! Buster is the best character and this story delivered a great message that even if you fail, don't stop trying!

Thankyou Netgalley and the publisher for my ARC!

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Buster Gets Back On Track is a children’s story written by Dale Earnhardt, Jr.

Summary: Buster really wants to win. But when everything keeps going wrong, his emotions get out of control. Will Buster ever win, or should he just give up?

My Thoughts: I really liked this book. It does a great job discussing emotions and what to do with them-especially when they get the better of you.

This book would be perfect for any children that are racing fans, love cars, or just struggle with big emotions.

The pictures are bright and colorful, and there are even more examples at the back with healthy ways to deal with life’s frustrations.

As a racing fan myself, I also enjoyed the different car characters’ personalities, and their fun names too.

I would definitely recommend this book, and would like to thank Thomas Nelson for providing me with a free digital copy of this book in exchange for my review. Thank you!

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