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First Flight: The Wright Brothers (DK Readers, Level 4) (edition 2003)

by Leslie Garrett (Author)

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Member:Laceyjo10
Title:First Flight: The Wright Brothers (DK Readers, Level 4)
Authors:Leslie Garrett (Author)
Info:DK CHILDREN (2003), Paperback, 48 pages
Collections:Your library
Rating:*****
Tags:Wright brothers, biography, informational, flight, planes, inventions, bicycles, historical

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This is a great informational, early chapter reader, appropriate for intermediate level elementary school children. A history of the Wright brothers, and their journey to creating the first successful flying machines, is exceptionally presented in this book. Photographs, and illustrations help this book to grab students attention and to help them understand the material read better.

Genre: The genre of this book is biography/informational. The biography of the Wright brothers creates a genuine picture of these monumental men's lives. Presented in a an engaging and logical manner with informational book aspects such as a glossary, index and defined topical vocabulary, this book will be sure to capture intermediate readers' attention. ( )
  Laceyjo10 | Nov 20, 2012 |
Summary: A historical look into the life of the Wright brothers and how the first airplane was made and flown.

Genre: Biography

Critique: This is a great example of a biography because it is a story written about the Wright brothers, but written by someone else, so it is not an autobiography.

Point of View: Written in third person. Uses "he" "she" and "them" to describe the characters in the book.

Media: Photography
  royabdunnur | Nov 3, 2011 |
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Growing up in rural Ohio, Orville and Wilbur Wright were fascinated by all kinds of vehicles -- a toy helicopter, bicycles, and the first motorized cars -- but what they dreamed of was flight. They were convinced they could build a machine that a man could pilot-and they did. Read about their amazing story of trial, error, and success.

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Describes how the Wright brothers developed the first airplane, their first successful flight on December 17, 1903 and how it changed our world.

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