The Wright Brothers

The Wright Brothers

A Flying Start

Book - 2002
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As young men, Orville and Wilbur Wright had a dream. They believed that one day people would fly, and they were determined to be the first. Despite setbacks that would have discouraged many inventors, the Wright brothers' dream came true. From a windy sand dune near Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, they made a short 36-meter flight -- and flew into aviation history. This biography in the Snapshots: Images of People and Places in History series uses photographs, newspaper clippings, maps, quotes and drawings to explore the Wright brothers' struggles. Also included are timelines of their lives and the history of flight, and a listing of pertinent Web sites.
Publisher: Toronto : Kids Can Press, c2002
ISBN: 9781550749335
1550749331
Branch Call Number: J 629.1300922 Wrigh-M 3558jv 1
Characteristics: 32 p. :,ill. (some col.), map

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