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The Wright Brothers and the airplane

Author: Louise Spilsbury
Publisher: New York, New York : PowerKids Press, 2016.
Series: Inventions that changed the world.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses how the Wright brothers invented the airplane, from an idea developed into a design, and as that design was constructed, tested, and improved, as well as how the airplane affected the world and how it still impacts us today.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Juvenile works
History
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Orville Wright; Wilbur Wright; Wilbur Wright; Orville Wright; Orville Wright; Wilbur Wright; Orville Wright; Wilbur Wright
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louise Spilsbury
ISBN: 9781508146452 1508146454 9781508146438 1508146438 9781508146445 1508146446
OCLC Number: 922912330
Description: 32 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm.
Contents: The power of flight --
Early years --
Bicycle store --
Experiments in flight --
Testing airplanes --
First flight --
How it worked --
Airplanes take off! --
The idea spreads --
War in the air --
Fame and retirement --
Changing the world.
Series Title: Inventions that changed the world.
Responsibility: Louise Spilsbury.

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Discusses how the Wright brothers invented the airplane, from an idea developed into a design, and as that design was constructed, tested, and improved, as well as how the airplane affected the world and how it still impacts us today.

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