Learn about the lives of the Wright brothers with the biography, Who Were The Wright Brothers?. Featuring black-and-white illustrations throughout, this biography for children ages 8 to 12 offers an inside look on 2 important inventors, from their birth up through their achievements. Includes a timeline and bibliography.
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!
James Buckley, Jr. is a sportswriter for children. He has written more than 50 books about sports for kids, including titles on baseball, football, NASCAR, soccer, the Olympics, and more.