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Critical praise for Electric dreams

A 2004 "Best Adult Book for High School Students"
   - School Library Journal

"Kettlewell brings just the right regional flavor to a can't-miss true story reminiscent of the movie Breaking Away. The word 'inspirational' is applied to too many books, but it comfortably fits this one, with its genuinely likable cast of unlikely achievers."
   - Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"Inspirational…. Effectively poses the question: if kids from a hard-scrabble school district can turn out a roadworthy alternate fuel vehicle in a matter of months, what’s wrong with our big car makers?"
   - Kirkus Reviews

"By the time the hardworking team makes it to Richmond… readers will be awaiting the results on the edge of their seats. Exciting and inspirational reading."
   - Booklist

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