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Davis, Lynn

Summary: "The Wright Brothers are famous for their role in the history of flight! Kids can read this book to find out more about the Wright Brothers and how they flew the first airplane. They will learn how the Wright Brothers started a bicycle shop first and how their first flight at Kitty Hawk went"--Publisher's website.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Super Sandcastle, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 DAV

Yolen, Jane.

Summary: Provides a look at the lives of Orville and Wilbur Wright, as seen through the eyes of their younger sister, Katharine, who provided support and encouragement while they worked on their many inventions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2003

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 629.13 Yolen

Buckley, James

Summary: Presents the lives and accomplishments of the Wright brothers, high school dropouts from Dayton, Ohio, who started out repairing bicycles and went on to build and fly the first successful airplane.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Pengion Group (USA) 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 WRI

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BASKET WRIGHT

Tise, Larry E.

Summary: Despite their great achievements following their first powered flights in 1903, Wilbur and Orville Wright still enjoyed virtual anonymity until 1908. In seven crucial days in May of that year, however, the eyes of the world were suddenly cast upon them as they sought lucrative government contracts for their flying technology and then had to prove the capabilities of their machines.In these...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Palgrave Macmillan 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 629.13 TIS

Old, Wendie C.

Summary: Traces the work that the two Wright brothers did together to develop the first machine-powered aircraft.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 2002

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 OLD

Russo, Carolyn.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution 1997

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 629.1 Russo 1997

Larson, Kirsten W.

Summary: "Emma Lilian Todd's mind was always soaring--she loved to solve problems. Lilian tinkered and fiddled with all sorts of objects, turning dreams into useful inventions. As a child, she took apart and reassembled clocks to figure out how they worked. As an adult, typing up patents at the U.S. Patent Office, Lilian built the inventions in her mind, including many designs for flying machines....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek, an imprint of Boyds Mills & Kane 2020

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McCullough, David G.

Summary: "As he did so brilliantly in THE GREAT BRIDGE and THE PATH BETWEEN THE SEAS, David McCullough once again tells a dramatic story of people and technology, this time about the courageous brothers who taught the world how to fly, Wilbur and Orville Wright"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 MCC

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 MCC

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 MCC

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 McCullough 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B WRIGHT MCC

McCullough, David G.

Summary: "As he did so brilliantly in THE GREAT BRIDGE and THE PATH BETWEEN THE SEAS, David McCullough once again tells a dramatic story of people and technology, this time about the courageous brothers who taught the world how to fly, Wilbur and Orville Wright"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 920 MCC

Freedman, Russell.

Summary: Follows the lives of the Wright brothers and describes how they developed the first airplane.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 1991

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 FRE

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 920 FRE

Summary: Animated biography of the Wright brothers, two men who ignored all those who said it couldn't be done and became the first to manage powered flight.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: NEST Family Entertainment 2005

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Children's videos, Call number: DVD A

McCullough, David G.

Summary: On December 17, 1903 at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, Wilbur and Orville Wright's Wright Flyer became the first powered, heavier-than-air machine to achieve controlled, sustained flight with a pilot aboard. The Age of Flight had begun. How did they do it? And why? David McCullough tells the extraordinary and truly American story of the two brothers who changed the world.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD B WRIGHT

Parker, Steve.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea House 1995

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 PAR

Burton, Walt.

Summary: A photographic tribute to the Wright brothers' first flight at Kitty Hawk features images of the brothers and their aircraft as well as such memorabilia and souvenirs as vintage postcards, posters, stereopticon images, and toys.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harry N. Abrams 2003

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 629.13 BUR

Wilgus, Alison

Summary: "In an era of dirigibles and hot air balloons, the Wright brothers were among the first innovators of heavier-than-air flight. But in the hotly competitive international race toward flight, Orville and Wilbur were up against a lot more than bad weather. Mechanical failures, lack of information, and even other aviators complicated the Wright brothers' journey. But thanks to their carefully...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second, an imprint of Roaring Brook Press 2017

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2 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 920 WIL

Bailey, Gerry.

Summary: "The Wright brothers glider is discovered by Digby and his sister Hannah in Mr, Rummage's stall at a busy antiques market. This stall holds many different objects and each one tells a great story! Both children love listeining to Mr. Rummages's amazing tales of the people who owned these items and how each person make history."--cover

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub. Co. 2008

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Pisano, Dominick

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, in association with Harry N. Abrams 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 629.13 PIS

McAllister, Bruce.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roundup Press 2005

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 629.13 McA

Slader, Erik

Summary: Today, everyone is familiar with Neil Armstrong's famous words as he first set foot on the moon: 'One small step for man; one giant leap for mankind.' He made it look easy, but America's journey to the moon was anything but simple. In 1957, when the Soviet Union launched Sputnik, the world's first satellite, into orbit, America had barely crossed the starting line of the great Space Race. Later...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD 692.4 SLA

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1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: J CD 692.4 Slader 2018

Dolan, Hannah

Summary: Profiles four women who have been integral to NASA's space program, helping to develop the Hubble Space Telescope, create computer code to send spacecraft to the moon, and work onboard the space shuttle.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2018

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3 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE DOL

Cassutt, Michael

Summary: "One of the most elusive and controversial figures in NASA's history, George W.S. Abbey was called "the Dark Lord," "the Godfather," and "UNO" (unidentified NASA official) by those within NASA. He was said to be secretive, despotic, a Space Age Machiavelli. Yet Abbey had more influence on human spaceflight than almost anyone in history. From young pilot and wannabe astronaut to engineer,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 921 ABBEY, GEORGE CAS

Dye, Paul (Paul F.)

Summary: Dye, NASA's longest-serving Flight Director, examines the split-second decisions that the directors and astronauts were forced to make in a field where mistakes are unthinkable, and where errors led to the loss of national resources-- and more importantly, one's crew. From the powerful fiery ascent to the majesty of on-orbit operations to the high-speed and critical re-entry and landing of a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B DYE DYE

O'Brien, Keith

Summary: "From NPR correspondent Keith O' Brien comes this thrilling Young Readers' edition of the untold story about pioneering women, including Amelia Earhart, who fought to compete against men in the high-stakes national air races of the 1920s and 1930s--and won"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 OBR

Shetterly, Margot Lee

Summary: Explores the previously uncelebrated but pivotal contributions of NASA's African American women mathematicians to America's space program, describing how Jim Crow laws segregated them despite their groundbreaking successes. Includes biographies on Dorothy Jackson Vaughan (1910-2008), Mary Winston Jackson (1921-2005), Katherine Colman Goble Johnson (1918- ), Dr. Christine Mann Darden (1942- ).

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 SHE

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: J 920 SHE

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 SHE

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 920 Shetterly 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE SHE

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