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On a windswept beach in North Carolina in 1903, American aviation finally took wing. The Wright Brothers Fly tells the soaring tale of how Orville and Wilbur Wright achieved the first controlled human flight in history. What was their inspiration? What was the drive behind their childhood dream? What were the solutions that the brothers found to the endless aerodynamic challeges they encountered? This absorbing and beautifully illustrated book follows the story of how the Wright Brothers' obsession with flight led to one of the greatest achievements of modern man.
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ISBN: 9781426301889 ISBN-10: 142630188X Series: National Geographic History Chapters Audience:
For Ages: 7 - 8 years old For Grades: 2 - 3 Format:
Number Of Pages: 40 Published: 9th October 2007 Country of Publication: US Dimensions (cm): 20.32 x 13.34
Weight (kg): 0.18