Who Were The Wright Brothers?
High-school dropouts from Dayton, Ohio
Inventors who manufactured their own brand of bicycles
The men who built and flew the first successful airplane
As young boys, Orville and Wilbur Wright loved all things mechanical. As young men, they gained invaluable skills essential for their success by working with printing presses, bicycles, motors, and any sort of machinery they could get their hands on. As adults, the brothers worked together to invent, build, and fly the world’s first successful airplane. This is the fascinating story of the two inventors and aviation pioneers who never lost sight of their dream: to fly, and to soar higher!
Age Level = 8 and up
Book Author = James Buckley, Jr.
Book Material = Paperback
Book Publisher = Penguin Workshop
Book Series = Who Was Series
Copyright = c2014
Grade Level = Elementary
Illustrator = Tim Foley