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The Wright Brothers

author: Joseph, Paul
Sketches the lives of the two men responsible for the first flight of a machine powered aircraft on December 17, 1903, in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina.
920
year: 1997
copies: 30
call number/section: 920
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subjects: wright, orville, wright, wilbur, aeronautics [X]

Young Orville And Wilbur Wright

author: Woods, Andrew
A simple biography of the brothers who launched the air age in 1903 when their flying machine stayed in the air for twelve seconds.
920
year: 1992
copies: 11
call number/section: 920
lexile: 580
subjects: wright, orville, wright, wilbur, aeronautics [X]

Flight

author: Graham, Ian
Illustrations and simple text chronicle the history of flight and describe different kinds of aircraft that have been used throughout history.
629.13
year: 2001
copies: 11
call number/section: 629.13
lexile: 1080
subjects: aeronautics [X], airplanes

Flying Machine

author: Nahum, Andrew
Contains several illustrated photographs that chronicle the history of aviation from man's first attempts to fly including Leonardo da Vinci's drawings of flying machines, airships and balloons, and powered flight throughout the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
629.13
year: 2004
copies: 55
call number/section: 629.13
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The National Aeronautics And Space Administration

author: Crouch, Tom D
Surveys the history of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and describes its structure, current functions, and influence on our society.
353
year: 1990
copies: 1
call number/section: 353
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subjects: aeronautics [X]

The Wright Brothers

author: Tames, Richard
Describes the Wright brothers' lifelong involvement with powered flight and their successful development of the first airplane.
920
year: 1990
copies: 5
call number/section: 920
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Will And Orv

author: Schulz, Walter A
On a windy day in Kitty Hawk, N.C. in 1903, the Wright Brothers attempt to make history as they prepare the "Flyer" for the world's first engine-powered flight.
FIC
year: 1991
copies: 53
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 470
subjects: wright, orville, wright, wilbur, aeronautics [X]

The First Flyers

author: Jefferis, David
The history of man's desire to fly and descriptions of early flights and aircraft.
629.13
year: 1988
copies: 1
call number/section: 629.13
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subjects: aeronautics [X]

How Do Airplanes Fly?

author: Williams, Zachary
Explains briefly why airplanes are able to fly and notes certain historical milestones in the field of aeronautics.
629.13
year: 2002
copies: 9
call number/section: 629.13
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subjects: aeronautics [X], airplanes

Orville And Wilbur Wright

author: Gaines, Ann
Provides a brief introduction to Orville and Wilbur Wright's efforts to build a plane that would fly.
920
year: 2005
copies: 21
call number/section: 920
lexile: 580

The Magic School Bus Taking Flight

author: Herman, Gail
Ms. Frizzle's students learn all about how airplanes fly when the zany teacher shrinks them to thumb size and takes to the skies in a model plane.
629.13
year: 1997
copies: 31
call number/section: 629.13
lexile: 480
subjects: flight, aeronautics [X]

Wright Brothers

author: Mccormick, Lisa Wade, Kaufman
Presents a brief introduction to Orville and Wilbur Wright, and describes the development of their first airplane.
920
year: 2005
copies: 16
call number/section: 920
lexile: 500
subjects: wright, wilbur, wright, orville, aeronautics [X]

Airplanes

author: Hofer, Charles
This book describes how airplanes work highlighting their history and construction.
629.13
year: 2008
copies: 4
call number/section: 629.13
lexile: 840
subjects: airplanes, aeronautics [X]

Planes On The Move

author: Clark, Willow
An introduction to planes that explains how they fly, describes the different types of planes, and provides information on the early history of human flight.
629.13
year: 2010
copies: 8
call number/section: 629.13
lexile:
subjects: aeronautics [X], airplanes

Flight

author: Spilsbury, Louise
Explains the science that makes it possible for hot-air balloons, birds, hang gliders, airplanes, and other air- and spacecraft to remain aloft.
629.13
year: 2012
copies: 12
call number/section: 629.13
lexile: 760
subjects: aeronautics [X], flight

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