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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Groom, Winston

Summary: Groom has written the fascinating story of three extraordinary heroes who defined aviation during the great age of flight: Charles Lindbergh, Eddie Rickenbacker, and Jimmy Doolittle. These cleverly interwoven tales of their heart-stopping adventures take us from the feats of World War I through the heroism of World War II and beyond.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 629.13 GRO

Groom, Winston

Summary: Charles Lindbergh, Eddie Rickenbacker, and Jimmy Doolittle were heroes of the aviation age. These cleverly interwoven tales of their heart-stopping adventures take us from the feats of World War I through the heroism of World War II and beyond. Doolittle, a brilliant aviation innovator, led the Tokyo Raid to retaliate for Pearl Harbor; Lindbergh, hero of the first solo flight across the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 629.13 Groom 2013

Bak, Richard

Summary: "The trans-Atlantic air race of 1927 and the flight that made Charles Lindbergh a hero. The race to make the first nonstop flight between the New York and Paris attracted some of the most famous and seasoned aviators of the day, yet it was the young and lesser known Charles Lindbergh who won the $25,000 Orteig Prize in 1927 for his history-making solo flight in the Spirit of St. Louis. Drawing...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: John Wiley & Sons 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Tobin, James

Summary: A history of the first-flight race documents the efforts of such Wright brothers competitors as the Smithsonian's Samuel Pierpont Langley, motocyclist Glenn Curtiss, and Alexander Graham Bell.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Inc. 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 629.13 Tobin

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

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

Stone, Robert

Summary: In 1961, President John F. Kennedy proposed the nation spend twenty billion dollars to land a man on the Moon before the end of the decade. Stone and Andres reveal for the first time the unknown stories of the individuals whose imaginative work across several decades culminated in America's momentous achievement. They show that the moon landing-- now celebrating its fiftieth anniversary-- grew...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 629.45 STO

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 629.45 STO

Summary: Chasing the moon reimagines the race to the moon for a new generation, upending much of the mythology surrounding the effort. The series recasts the Space Age as scientific innovation, political calculation, media spectacle, visionary impulses and personal drama. Utilizing overlooked and lost archival material, the film features a cast of characters who played key roles in these historic events.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Doc Ch

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV CHA

Tobin, James

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 629.13 TOB

Shesol, Jeff

Summary: Drawing on new archival sources, Jeff Shesol re-creates the tension and excitement of a flight that shifted the momentum of the space race and put the United States on the path to the moon.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 629.45 SHE

Sasek, M. (Miroslav)

Summary: Presents a history of Cape Canaveral and the American space program, discussing the space missions that were launched from there, the various types of rockets used, and the successful landing of two astronauts on the Moon in 1969.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Universe 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.47 SAS

Brinkley, Douglas

Summary: As the fiftieth anniversary of the first lunar landing approaches, the award winning historian and perennial New York Times bestselling author takes a fresh look at the space program, President John F. Kennedy's inspiring challenge, and America's race to the moon. On May 25, 1961, JFK made an astonishing announcement: his goal of putting a man on the moon by the end of the decade. In this...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 629.4 BRI

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 629.40973 BRI

Brinkley, Douglas

Summary: "July 20, 1969. It's a day that has earned a spot in history. It's the day that America was the first nation to succeed in sending two astronauts--Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong--to the moon. But what led to this unforgettable event? What were the stakes riding on the Apollo 11's safe landing? In acclaimed author Douglas Brinkley's first young readers' edition, space fans will get the riveting...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.922 BRI

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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