To Fly

To Fly

The Story of the Wright Brothers

Book - 2002
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Traces the work that the two Wright brothers did together to develop the first machine-powered aircraft.
Publisher: New York : Clarion Books, 2002.
ISBN: 9780618133475
Call Number: 921 WRIGHT
Characteristics: p.
Subjects: Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912 -- Juvenile literature.
Wright, Orville, 1871-1948 -- Juvenile literature.
Inventors -- Juvenile fiction.
Aeronautics -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Inventors -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Aeronautics -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Additional Contributors: Parker, Robert Andrew


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Apr 07, 2016

If you think you know all about the Wright brothers, you haven't read this book. The author includes many details not revealed in previous biographies. She focuses on how they worked together to solve the mystery of manned flight, and how each brother's contribution was as important as the other's. The brothers tried and failed many times to put a man on an aircraft and make them fly. They experimented in ways I didn't know were possible for that time period. The most important lesson? They never gave up. They worked until they achieved a dream.


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