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The Wright Brothers

Landmark Books

by Quentin Reynolds


Young Orville and Wilbur Wright loved building things. From the fastest sled in town to the highest-flying kite, the Wright brothers’ creations were always a step ahead of everyone else’s. They grew up learning all about mechanics from fixing bicycles and studied math and physics. On December 17, 1903, Orville took off in the world’s first flying machine!

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Book Information

Copyright year 1998
ISBN-13 9780394847009
ISBN-10 0394847008
Class Copyright
Publisher Random House Children's Books
Subject Biography & Autobiography;Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size 32 MB
Number of Pages 160
Shelf No. KR140
Grade Range 3 - 7
Ages 8 - 12
Lexile 720L