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Wingin" it with the Wright Brothers

by Dona Smith

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Scholastic Inc. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wright, Orville, 1871-1948 -- Juvenile fiction.,
  • Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912 -- Juvenile fiction.,
  • Dogs -- Juvenile fiction.

  • About the Edition

    The Wright Brothers"s terrier, Angus, wants to fly. In this humorous, inventive book, readers hear the story of the Wright brothers" first flight from the perspective of their (fictional) dog. Wilbur and Orville Wright"s pet, Angus, is one of the smallest pooches in Dayton, Ohio. He may be a little dog, but Angus is about to play a big role in history. He"ll be by the sides of his owners as they work to develop the first plane. As a matter of fact, Angus is the one who gave them the idea to try to fly! Meanwhile, Angus has an escapade of his own along with his buddies, Nibbles (a mouse) and the other neighborhood dogs.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Dona Smith ; illustrations by Guy Francis.
    GenreJuvenile fiction.
    SeriesTall tails ;, #1
    ContributionsFrancis, Guy., Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCPB Box no. 2204 vol. 33
    The Physical Object
    Pagination119 p. :
    Number of Pages119
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3388229M
    ISBN 100439297427
    LC Control Number2004596607
    OCLC/WorldCa53809497

    The Wright Brothers (In Their Own Words) by George Sullivan and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The #1 New York Times bestseller from David McCullough, two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize—the dramatic story-behind-the-story about the courageous brothers who taught the world how to fly—Wilbur and Orville a winter day in , in the Outer Banks of North Carolina, two brothers—bicycle mechanics from Dayton, Ohio—changed history.4/5(K).

      At exactly a.m. on Dec. 17, , at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, Orville Wright slipped the rope restraining the Flyer and started down the track. At the end of the track the Flyer lifted. The Wright brothers began their aeronautical research in Their first aircraft was a small kite with a 5-foot wingspan that was used to test their notions of aircraft control. In , they built their first machine designed to carry a pilot and chose Kitty Hawk, N.C., as a suitable testing ground. With its strong steady winds, open areas.

      A good book about the Wright brothers quest to fly, but written from a rather non technical point of view. Focuses more on the family story rather than the technical issues overcome for flight. David McCullough is a good historian and includes a lot of information, but I feel the science behind building the Wright flying machines and the /5(K). 1 Learning to Fly: The Wright Brothers’ Adventure EG––12––GRC Flight According to Principle One very cold and windy morning on a North Carolina beach, a .


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