This is the inspiring photobiography of Wilbur and Orville Wright, whose determination and curiosity led them to create the first working airplane. The newest edition adds common core-aligned critical thinking activities for even further learning in the classroom or at home.
Packed with intriguing photos of Wilbur and Orville Wright, their family, and their many experiments, this photobiography reveals the personalities and lives of these extraordinary young men who resolved those problems of flight that stumped the experts and built the first airplane that really could fly!
- Ages 10 and up
- 64 pages
- 7 7/8" x 9 1/2"
- © 2015
Mary Collins grew up in New England, but spent most of her professional career in Washington, D.C., where she worked as a consulting writer and editor for a wide range of clients, including National Geographic and the Smithsonian, and taught writing part-time for 12 years at Johns Hopkins University's MA in Writing Program.