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Wright Brothers
By MacLeod

The Wright Brothers

A Flying Start

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Format: Paperback / softback

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Wright Brothers by MacLeod

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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.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781550749359
ISBN-10: 1550749358
Format: Paperback / softback
(272mm x 217mm x 4mm)
Imprint: Kids Can Press
Publisher: Kids Can Press
Publish Date: 21-Nov-2002
Country of Publication: Canada

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Author Biography - MacLeod

Elizabeth MacLeod has written many children's books, including nine titles in the Snapshots Biography series, numerous titles in the Kids Can Read, Kids Books Of and Kids Can Do It series, Why Do Horses Have Manes?, What Did Dinosaurs Eat?, and Monster Fliers. She lives in Toronto.

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