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Wilbur and Orville Wright : boys with wings

Author: Augusta Stevenson; Robert Doremus
Publisher: Indianapolis : Bobbs-Merrill, [1959]
Series: Childhood of famous Americans series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The boyhood of the brothers who flew the first airplane in 1903.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Orville Wright; Wilbur Wright; Orville Wright; Wilbur Wright; Orville Wright; Wilbur Wright; Orville Wright; Wilbur Wright
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Augusta Stevenson; Robert Doremus
OCLC Number: 469356
Description: 200 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: Both boys took after Grandpa --
The velvet collar and cuffs --
Any old bones today? --
The farmer and the cornstalk --
Fun and fear --
Orville's army --
A toy that flew --
"Flying fiddlesticks!" --
The brave money-makers --
The Wright and Johnston circus --
In and out of trouble --
The boys begin to invent --
Bicycle pedals and gliders --
A great day in history.
Series Title: Childhood of famous Americans series.
Responsibility: by Augusta Stevenson ; illustrated by Robert Doremus.

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The boyhood of the brothers who flew the first airplane in 1903.

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