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Title:
You wouldn't want to be on the first flying machine! : a high-soaring ride you'd rather not take
Author:
Graham, Ian, 1953-
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Publication Information:
New York : Franklin Watts, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2013
Physical Description:
32 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Summary:
Offers a humorous look at the story of the Wright brothers' first historic flight at Kitty Hawk.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Contents:
Inspirations -- On a wing and a prayer -- The first gliders -- Back to the drawing board -- Perfection! -- Power -- Spinning props -- Building the flyer -- The first flight ... ever! -- And now, next year's model -- Take a seat -- Showing the world.
Reading Level:
IG 860 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 4.8 1.0 156954.

Reading Counts RC 3-5 4.6 4 Quiz: 60449.
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ISBN:
9780531259450

9780531230428

9781451784411
Format :
Book

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Orville and Wilbur Wright are only bicycle mechanics in Dayton, Ohio, but they have a dream. They plan to flynot in a balloon or a glider, but in an airplane made of wood and cloth, powered by its own engine. Most people dont believe this is possible; do you?