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Who invented the airplane? : Wright Brothers vs. Whitehead

Author: Karen Latchana Kenney
Publisher: Minneapolis : Lerner Publications, [2018]
Series: Alternator books., STEM smackdown.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Do you know who invented the airplane? Most believe it was the Wright brothers, but what if a German immigrant named Gustave Whitehead beat them to the punch? You'll never view the history of flight in the same way again!
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Genre/Form: Literature
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kenney, Karen Latchana.
Who invented the airplane?
Minneapolis : Lerner Publications, [2018]
(DLC) 2017027793
Named Person: Gustave Whitehead; Wilbur Wright; Orville Wright; Gustave Whitehead; Orville Wright; Wilbur Wright; Gustave Whitehead; Wilbur Wright; Orville Wright; Wilbur Wright; Gustave Whitehead; Orville Wright
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Latchana Kenney
ISBN: 9781512483185 1512483184 9781541512061 1541512065
OCLC Number: 989811312
Target Audience: Age 8-12.; Grade 4 to 6.
Description: 32 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: The aeronauts --
Champs of flight --
A serious contender --
The fight for first --
Undisputed --
Inventor matchup --
Timeline.
Series Title: Alternator books., STEM smackdown.
Responsibility: Karen Latchana Kenney.

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Do you know who invented the airplane? Most believe it was the Wright brothers, but what if a German immigrant named Gustave Whitehead beat them to the punch? You'll never view the history of flight in the same way again!

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Smithsonian mantra

by SDAuthor (WorldCat user published about a month ago) Fair Permalink

This book contains the Smithsonian mantra of glorifying the Wright brothers while denigrating Gustave Whitehead. Numerous historical inaccuracies mar this publication, teaching its audience - America's children, the wrong story about the Wrights and Whitehead. With more careful research it might have...
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