To Fly

The Story of the Wright Brothers

Author: Wendie C. Old

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

View: 593

Beginning with Orville and Wilbur's childhood fascination with flight, brief, accessible chapters trace the work that the two Wright brothers did together to develop the first machine-powered aircraft.

The Wright Brothers

A Biography

Author: Fred C. Kelly

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN:

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 384

View: 317

This authorized account has long been considered the definitive biography. Well documented, highly readable, and free of technical details, it describes boyhood interests, Kitty Hawk, first powered flights, and more. 16 photographs.

The Wright Brothers

Author: David McCullough

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN:

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 320

View: 882

Chronicles the dramatic story-behind-the-story about the Wright brothers, sharing insights into the disadvantages that challenged their lives and their mechanical ingenuity. By the Pulitzer Prize- and National Book Award-winning author of Truman.

First flight

the story of Tom Tate and the Wright Brothers

Author: George Shea

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 46

View: 826

A twelve-year-old boy named Tom Tate meets Orville and Wilbur Wright and witnesses the invention of the airplane in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, in 1903.

The Wright Brothers

Author: Ginger Wadsworth

Publisher: Lerner Publications

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 47

View: 663

A biography of the two inventors whose 1903 powered, controlled flight of an airplane at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, made history.

The Wright Brothers for Kids

How They Invented the Airplane : 21 Activities Exploring the Science and History of Flight

Author: Mary Kay Carson

Publisher: Chicago Review Press

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 146

View: 448

An activity book tells the amazing true story of how two bicycle-making brothers from Ohio, with no more than high-school educations, accomplished a feat on the beaches of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, that forever changed the world. Original.

Summary and Analysis of The Wright Brothers

Based on the Book by David McCullough

Author: Worth Books

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN:

Category: Study Aids

Page: 30

View: 808

So much to read, so little time? This brief overview of The Wright Brothers tells you what you need to know—before or after you read David McCullough’s book. Crafted and edited with care, Worth Books set the standard for quality and give you the tools you need to be a well-informed reader. This short summary and analysis of The Wright Brothers by David McCullough includes: Historical context Chapter-by-chapter summaries Detailed timeline of key events Important quotes Fascinating trivia Glossary of terms Supporting material to enhance your understanding of the original work About David McCullough’s The Wright Brothers: Two-time Pulitzer Prize winner David McCullough’s biography is a fresh, personal account of Wilbur and Orville Wright: two young men from the American Midwest who, armed with dedication, ingenuity, and the skills they acquired as bicycle mechanics, invented the first practical airplane in history. Based on extensive research—including the brothers’ personal correspondence and diaries—The Wright Brothers brings these two iconic American heroes to life as never before. More than the chronicle of an invention, The Wright Brothers is the story of an American family whose belief in the values of hard work and perseverance made all things seem possible—even the conquest of the skies. The summary and analysis in this ebook are intended to complement your reading experience and bring you closer to a great work of nonfiction.

Wilbur and Orville

A Biography of the Wright Brothers

Author: Fred Howard

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN:

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 576

View: 740

Definitive, crisply written study tells the full story of the brothers' lives and work — from their early childhood and initial fascination with flight, the historic first flight at Kitty Hawk, more.

First Flight

The story of the Wright Brothers

Author: Caryn Jenner

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

View: 700

Learn about the amazing story of Wilbur and Orville Wright with First Flight: The Story of the Wright Brothers, a Level 4 DK Reader, now in ebook format. Help your child learn to love reading, while they explore the world of the first flying machines. Stunning photographs combine with engaging age-appropriate stories and have rich vocabulary and challenging sentence structure, additional information, alphabetical glossary and index to help challenge growing readers and build literacy skills. Read them together with children who are reading alone and with reluctant readers. First Flight: The Story of the Wright Brothers is perfect for reading aloud and you'll both love the exciting images.

The Wright Brothers

A Biography

Author: Fred Charters Kelly

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN:

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 340

View: 912

This authorized account has long been considered the definitive biography. Well documented, highly readable, and free of technical details, it describes boyhood interests, Kitty Hawk, first powered flights, and more. 16 photographs.