First to Fly: How Wilbur & Orville Wright Invented the Airplane

Scholastic Canada, Limited, 2003 - 32 頁
Although they only flew for twelve seconds, Wilbur and Orville Wright accomplished what man had only dreamed of for centuries. On December 17th, 1903, at Kitty Hawk the brothers became the first to fly a powered airplane. What they accomplished changed the world forever.

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用戶評語  - Rvalencia - LibraryThing

From the ground to the sky. Two brothers who's curiosity led them to reach the sky. Both brothers innovative, by starting many companies, from a printing shop to a cycle shop. They lived a fair life ... 閱讀評論全文

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用戶評語  - Madams21 - LibraryThing

I thoroughly enjoyed this book. I liked how the fly leaves were red with lighter red biplanes ghosted into it like wall paper to match the theme of the book. I liked how the historical pictures were ... 閱讀評論全文

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關於作者 (2003)

Peter Busby lives in Vancouver, British Columbia, with his wife and two children. A former teacher, he is the author of two novels, Exterminating Angels and Intensive Care, and a dozen screenplays, and has co-written several works of nonfiction. First to Fly is his first book for children. David Craig, whose paintings are featured here, is highly skilled at depicting historical events and people. His many credits include the dramatic illustrations in the children's book Attack on Pearl Harbor, a series of paintings commemorating the fiftieth anniversary Of World War II, and illustrations for books, plates, and coins.