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Wilbur and Orville Wright : trailblazers of the sky

Author: Jennifer Reed
Publisher: Berkeley Heights, NJ : MyReportLinks.com Books, ©2008.
Series: Inventors who changed the world.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses the lives of two revolutionary brothers who proved to the world that humans could fly. Recounted in detail are the numerous experiments and efforts in aerodynamics that propelled the Wright brothers to finish first in the race toward powered flight. Fun activities such as building a wind tunnel and anemometer are also included.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Orville Wright; Wilbur Wright; Orville Wright; Wilbur Wright; Orville Wright; Wilbur Wright
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Reed
ISBN: 1598450549 9781598450545
OCLC Number: 72988592
Description: 128 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
Contents: About MyReportLinks.com books --
Important dates --
Take to the skies --
Childhood dreams --
Gliding into the flight --
Gliding to success --
Birth of the airplane --
Age of flight --
Activities with the Wright brothers in mind --
Report links --
Glossary --
Chapter notes --
Further reading --
Index.
Series Title: Inventors who changed the world.
Responsibility: Jennifer Reed.
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Discusses the lives of two revolutionary brothers who proved to the world that humans could fly. Recounted in detail are the numerous experiments and efforts in aerodynamics that propelled the Wright brothers to finish first in the race toward powered flight. Fun activities such as building a wind tunnel and anemometer are also included.

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