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The Wright Brothers for Kids: How They Invented the Airplane, 21 Activities Exploring the Science and History of Flight

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Intended for ages 9+, this activity book tells the amazing true story of how two bicycle-making brothers from Ohio, with no more than high-school educations, accomplished a feat that forever changed the world. It includes photographs from the Wright brothers' personal collection, along with diagrams and illustrations.
Paperback, 160 pages
Published May 1st 2003 by Chicago Review Press (first published January 1st 2003)
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Russell Freedman traces the history of the Wright Brothers, and their contribution to modern day aviation.Freedman explains the brothers early lives and their careers as printers, newspaper publishers, bicycle mechanics, and pioneer aviators. The book starts off with a memory of an eyewitness of the flight in Daytojn, Ohio 1904 marking the first flight in a complete circle. Then the book switches back to childhood, growing up, an
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