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The Wright brothers : how they invented the airplane

Author: Russell Freedman; Wilbur Wright; Orville Wright
Publisher: New York : Holiday House, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Follows the lives of the Wright brothers and describes how they developed the first airplane.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Freedman, Russell.
Wright brothers.
New York : Holiday House, ©1991
(OCoLC)551270487
Online version:
Freedman, Russell.
Wright brothers.
New York : Holiday House, ©1991
(OCoLC)608151744
Named Person: Orville Wright; Wilbur Wright; Orville Wright; Wilbur Wright; Orville Wright; Wilbur Wright
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Russell Freedman; Wilbur Wright; Orville Wright
ISBN: 0823408752 9780823408757 082341082X 9780823410828
OCLC Number: 22512292
Awards: Newbery Honor Book, 1992.
Description: 129 pages : illustrations ; 24 x 27 cm
Contents: What Amos Root saw --
Wilbur and Orville --
Art of flying --
Wind and sand --
Back to the drawing board --
Horsepower and propellers --
First practical airplane --
Fliers or liars? --
conquering heroes --
Age of flight --
About the photographs --
Places to visit --
Further reading --
Index.
Responsibility: Russell Freedman ; with original photographs by Wilbur and Orville Wright.

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Follows the lives of the Wright brothers and describes how they developed the first airplane.

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