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The Wright brothers : pioneers of American aviation (1950)

by Quentin Reynolds

Other authors: Jacob Landau (Illustrator)

Series: Landmark Books (10)

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Interesting and readable. This book makes the science and the obstacles faced by the Wright brothers easy to understand for a young reader. Of particular interest is the historical setting which the author describes to us... a setting with many attempting versions of human flight. ( )
  MereYom | Jul 10, 2008 |
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Young Orville and Wilbur Wright loved building things. From the fastest sled in town to the highest-flying kite, the Wright brothers’ creations were always a step ahead of everyone else’s. They grew up learning all about mechanics from fixing bicycles and studied math and physics. On December 17, 1903, Orville took off in the world’s first flying machine! The Wright airplane is one of the most amazing–and life-changing–

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A biography of the two brothers from Dayton, Ohio, who built and flew the first airplane.

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