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Who Were the Wright Brothers?

Who Were the Wright Brothers?

Series: Who Was--?
by Jim Buckley Illustrated by Tim Foley
As young boys, Orville and Wilbur Wright loved all things mechanical. As young men, they gained invaluable skills essential for their success by working with printing presses, bicycles, motors, and any sort of machinery they could get their hands on. As adults, the brothers worked together to invent, build, and fly the world’s first successful airplane. This is the fascinating story of the two inventors and aviation pioneers who never lost sight of their dream: to fly, and to soar higher!

Series Information

With straightforward language and illustrations on nearly every page, the Who Was...? series invites kids to explore history by learning about key figures from politics, sports, music, literature, and more. Each book tells the story of a person's life and major accomplishments, and discusses the historic events that shaped his or her world. The books also include timelines, bibliographies, and suggestions for further research.
Ages
8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 7
DRA
38
Guided Reading
P
Number of Pages
112
Genre
Informational Text, Biography and Autobiography

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Jim Buckley
Tim Foley

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