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To fly : the story of the Wright brothers

Author: Wendie C Old; Robert Andrew Parker
Publisher: New York : Clarion Books, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English
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Traces the work that the two Wright brothers did together to develop the first machine-powered aircraft.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Orville Wright; Wilbur Wright; Orville Wright; Wilbur Wright; Orville Wright; Wilbur Wright
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wendie C Old; Robert Andrew Parker
ISBN: 061813347X 9780618133475
OCLC Number: 47764353
Awards: Boston Globe/Horn Book Non-fiction Honor, 2003.
Description: 48 pages : color illustrations ; 26 x 28 cm
Contents: Dreams of flying --
Kites --
Working together --
Bicycles --
Kites become gliders --
Control --
Vacations at the Outer Banks --
Large glider --
New calculations --
Glider that flies under control --
Flyer --
Out banks: 1903 --
First attempt --
First heavier-than-air manned flight --
Home for Christmas --
Epilogue: It takes two --
Flight timeline --
Further reading --
Notes.
Responsibility: by Wendie Old ; illustrated by Robert Andrew Parker.
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Traces the work that the two Wright brothers did together to develop the first machine-powered aircraft.

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