The Wright Brothers by Quentin Reynolds
Pioneers of American Aviation (Landmark Books)

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With characteristic thoroughness and a solid basis of practical experience, the brothers hypothesized, experimented, chose and rejected so as to realize their dream of flying. A lively boost for aspiring scientists, inventors and aviators.
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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! The Wright airplane is one of the most amazing–and life-changing–
 

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Reynolds is a distinguished journalist
 
Published January 1, 1950 by Random House. 183 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Education & Reference, Children's Books, Professional & Technical, War. Non-fiction
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With characteristic thoroughness and a solid basis of practical experience, the brothers hypothesized, experimented, chose and rejected so as to realize their dream of flying. A lively boost for aspiring scientists, inventors and aviators.

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