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The Wright Brothers: Nose-Diving Into History
Writers Ben Thompson and Erick Slader take the readers through the Wright Brothers' many mishaps and misadventures as they pave the way for modern aviation. Wilbur & Orville Wright are celebrated as heroes for their revolutionary contributions to science and engineering. They are acknowledged as the first men to successfully achieve powered, piloted flight. But their road to success was far from smooth. They encountered plenty of bumps, bruises, and mechanical failures along the way. This is the first book in the EPIC FAILS series. In this story we learn the mishaps and misadventures revealed as the brothers paved the way for modern aviation. Chapter book.
- Ages 8-12 years.
- 120 pages.
- 5"w x 7.5"h x .25"d