The Wright brothers
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The Wright brothers inventors whose ideas really took flight by Mike Venezia

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Published by Children"s Press in New York .
Written in English

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An introduction to the lives and careers of brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright, who built and flew the first successful powered airplane.

Edition Notes

Statementwritten and illustrated by Mike Venezia
SeriesGetting to know the world"s greatest inventors & scientists
LC ClassificationsTL540.W7 V458 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24434323M
ISBN 10053123732X
ISBN 109780531237328
LC Control Number2009030222

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