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The Wright brothers : the first to fly

Author: William Weir
Publisher: New York : PowerKids Press, 2013.
Series: Beginning biographies (PowerKids Press)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Orville and Wilbur Wright were true pioneers of flight, and readers will follow along on their quest to perfect their flying machine. Readers discover the incredible legacy of these two amazing inventors and learn fun facts about their lives through accessible text. Historical photographs give readers a detailed look at these incredible men and their invention that changed the world.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Orville Wright; Wilbur Wright; Orville Wright; Wilbur Wright
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Weir
ISBN: 9781448885978 1448885973
OCLC Number: 779874289
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 24 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm.
Contents: A great team --
The Wright family --
Popular printers --
Building bicycles --
Early flying machines --
A great day for flying --
First flight facts --
Working hard --
Changing the world.
Series Title: Beginning biographies (PowerKids Press)
Responsibility: William Weir.

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Orville and Wilbur Wright were true pioneers of flight, and readers will follow along on their quest to perfect their flying machine. Readers discover the incredible legacy of these two amazing inventors and learn fun facts about their lives through accessible text. Historical photographs give readers a detailed look at these incredible men and their invention that changed the world.

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