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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

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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

McCullough, David G.

1 hold on 5 copies

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, 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

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

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 629.13 Yolen

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

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 920 BUC

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 WRI

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BASKET WRIGHT

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

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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

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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

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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

Slader, Erik

Summary: Describes the lives of the two American brothers who designed, built, and flew the first heavier-than-air aircraft to fly successfully, detailing the many ishaps and misadventures that preceded it.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: J CD 387.7 Slader 2018

Summary: First all-metal airship

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1929

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Schiavo, Mary.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avon Books 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.124 SCH

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 book on CD, Call number: J CD 692.4 Slader 2018

De Waard, E. John.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Brompton 1990

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 629.4 DEW

Crouch, Tom D.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic Society 2003

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 629.13 CRO

Rinard, Judith E.

Summary: Summary: The major milestones in flight history illustrated from the collections of the National Air and Space Museum. Includes the development of flight and diagrams explaining flight science and technology.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Firefly Books 2007

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.1309 RIN

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

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

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

Slader, Erik

Summary: Describes the lives of the two American brothers who designed, built, and flew the first heavier-than-air aircraft to fly successfully, detailing the many mishaps and misadventures that preceded it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 387.7 SLA

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

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 629.13 FRE

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 920 FRE

Hook, Jason.

Summary: A biography of the two brothers who built and flew the first powered airplane in 1903.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bookwright Press 1989

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 920 HOO

Tobin, James

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2003

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