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The Wright Brothers and Other Pioneers of Flight - HC
The Wright Brothers and Other Pioneers of Flight - HC
The Wright Brothers and Other Pioneers of Flight - HC
9780778712008 | In Stock
One hundred years ago on December 17, 1903, the Wright Brothers made the first successful powered flight. The venture kicked off a frenzy for flight at the turn of the century. Children will love the large realistic illustrations and photos in this entertaining book that details the triumphs and follies of:
• Sir George Cayley
• Clement Ader
• Otto Lilienthal
• S.P. Langly
• Orville and Wilbur Wright
• Santos-Dumont
• Louis Blériot and Henry Farman
• Glenn Curtiss and other record setters at Reims
• Calbraith Perry Rodgers
• S.F. Cody and military aircraft
• Petr Nesterov and the daredevilsOle Steen
• Sikorsky and his helicopter
• plane identification guide

Reading Level: Gr. 4
Interest Level: Gr. 3-6
Guided Reading Level: R
Binding: Hardcover
Series: The Story of Flight
Author(s): Ole Steen Hansen

Size: 9″ × 11″
No. of Pages: 32
Index Included: Yes
Glossary Included: Yes

ATOS: 6.9
Dewey: 629.13
Lexile: Not Available at this time.
Copyright: 2003

The Wright Brothers and Other Pioneers of Flight

“Published to coincide with the centennial anniversary of the Wright brothers’ historic flight, this...series will both capitvate and educate its young readers. Each volume covers a different period in the history of powered flight...Colorful cover illustrations and a sturdy binding make this set a recommended purchase for elementary schools and public libraries.” —Catholic Library World, 03/04 "Ideal for young readers grades 2 to 9, "The Story of Flight" is a series of wonderfully produced, highly recommended, 32-page histories with a fourth grade reader competence level." ––Midwest Book Review, 07/03