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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

Kientz, Chris

Summary: Four middle schoolers, with the help of a mysterious museum "fabrications specialist," named Al, travel through time to restore the Wright Brothers place in aeronautic history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Books 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 KIE

Hutchison, Patricia

Summary: Gives readers a behind-the-scenes look at the invention of the airplane. Additional features include a table of contents, a Fast Facts spread, critical-thinking questions, primary source quotes and accompanying source notes, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 609 HUT

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J609 MOM

Maurer, Richard

Summary: Presents a brief biography of the sister of Orville and Wilbur Wright.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2003

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Haskell

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, 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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Collins, Mary

Summary: Examines the lives of the Wright brothers and discusses their experiments and triumphs in the field of flight.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2003

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 629.13 COL

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

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

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

Stein, R. Conrad.

Summary: A brief biography of the two famous bicycle makers from Dayton, Ohio, focusing on their efforts to build and fly an airplane, starting with kites and gliders.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Childrens Press 1981

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB WRIGHT STE

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 629.13 BUR

Goldstone, Lawrence

Summary: "The feud between this nation's great air pioneers, the Wright brothers and Glenn Curtiss, was a collision of unyielding and profoundly American personalities. On one side, a pair of tenacious siblings who together had solved the centuries-old riddle of powered, heavier-than-air flight. On the other, an audacious motorcycle racer whose innovative aircraft became synonymous in the public mind...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 629.13 Bailey

Heppenheimer, T. A.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wiley 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Goldstone, Lawrence

Summary: "The feud between this nation's great air pioneers, the Wright brothers and Glenn Curtiss, was a collision of unyielding and profoundly American personalities. On one side, a pair of tenacious siblings who together had solved the centuries-old riddle of powered, heavier-than-air flight. On the other, an audacious motorcycle racer whose innovative aircraft became synonymous in the public mind...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

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

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

Summary: The all-American story of two Midwestern boys who truly believed they could fly, Orville and Wilbur Wright. Discover little-known facts about these visionary brothers and their flying machines that changed the world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2003

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Boyne, Walter J.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forge 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BOY