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First flight : the story of the Wright Brothers

Author: Caryn Jenner
Publisher: New York : DK Pub., 2003.
Series: Dorling Kindersley readers., 4,, Proficient readers.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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The story of Orville and Wilbur Wright is told, taking readers back to the brothers' childhood in rural Ohio where they were fascinated by all kinds of vehicles. Dreaming of flight, they were convinced they could build a machine that a man could pilot--and they did. Illustrations.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Orville Wright; Wilbur Wright; Orville Wright; Wilbur Wright
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Caryn Jenner
ISBN: 0789492911 9780789492913 0789495414 9780789495419
OCLC Number: 51022833
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 48 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Flying machines --
The toy helicopter --
Brothers in business --
The bicycle boom --
Aiming for the sky --
Flying experiments --
The Wright flyer.
Series Title: Dorling Kindersley readers., 4,, Proficient readers.
Responsibility: written by Caryn Jenner.

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The story of Orville and Wilbur Wright is told, taking readers back to the brothers' childhood in rural Ohio where they were fascinated by all kinds of vehicles. Dreaming of flight, they were convinced they could build a machine that a man could pilot--and they did. Illustrations.

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