This series chronicles the early years of famous American men and women. Each book is faithful in spirit to the values and experiences that influenced the person's development. History is fleshed out with fictionalized details, and conversations have been added to make the stories come alive to todays' reader, but every reasonable effort has been made to make the stories consistent with the events, ethics, and character of their subjects.
This lively, inspiring, and believable biography for younger readers looks at the childhood of the two men who pioneered modern aviation. Illustrations.
Augusta Stevenson was a writer of children’s books and a teacher. She wrote several Childhood of Famous Americans titles, including books about George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Paul Revere, Sitting Bull, Benjamin Franklin, and Molly Pitcher.