The Wright Brothers

First Flight

First Flight: The Story of Tom Tate and the Wright Brothers
George Shea
Illustrated by Don Bolognese
Chapter Book
Ages 5 to 7
HarperCollins, 1997, 0-06-444-215-2 

First to Fly

First to Fly: How Wilbur and Orville Wright Invented the Airplane
Peter Busby
Paintings by David Craig
Picture Book
Ages 8 and up
Crown Publishers, 2003, 0-375-81287-3

Wright Brothers Explosion Zone

The Explosion Zone - The Wright Brothers: Pioneers of Flight
Ian Graham
Illustrated by David Antram
Picture Book
Ages 8 to 12
Barron's Educational Series, 2003, 0-7641-2591-5

Race for the Sky

Race for the Sky: The Kitty Hawk Diaries of Johnny Moore
Dan Gutman
Ages 10 to 14
Simon and Schuster, 2003, 0-689-84554-5 

The Flyers

The Flyers
Allan Drummond
Picture Book
Ages 4 to 6
Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003, 0-374-32410-7

The Wright Brothers - Hyperion

The Wright Brothers
Pamela Duncan Edwards
Illustrated by Henry Cole
Picture Book
Ages 5 to 9
Hyperion, 2003, 0-78681951-0

The Wright Brothers - Holiday

The Wright Brothers: How They Invented the Airplane
Russell Freedman
With Original Photographs by Wilbur and Orville Wright
Ages 12 and up
Holiday House, 1991, 0-8234-0875-2

Wee and the wright brothers

Wee and the Wright Brothers
Timothy R. Gaffney
Illustrated by Bernadette Pons
Picture Book
Ages 4 to 6
Henry Holt, 2004, 0-8050-7125-5

My Brothers' Flying Machine

My Brother's Flying Machine: Wilbur, Orville, and Me
Jane Yolen
Paintings by Jim Burke
Picture Book/ Non-fiction
Ages 4 to 7
Little Brown, 2003, 0-316-97159-6 

Eyewitness Flying Machine

Eyewitness: Flying Machine
Andrew Nahum
Non-fiction (Series)
Ages 8 and up
Dorling Kindersley, 2000, 0-7894-5766-0


Airborne: A Photobiography of Wilbur and Orville Wright
Mary Collins
Non-fiction (Series)
Ages 10 to 12
National Geographic, 2003, 0-7922-6957-8

The Wright Brothers a Flying Start

The Wright Brothers: A Flying Start
Elizabeth McLeod
Non-Fiction (series)
Ages 8 to 12
Kids Can Press, 2002, 1-55074-933-1

The Flyer Flew

The Flyer Flew! The Invention of the Airplane
Lee Sullivan Hill
Illustrations by Craig Orback
Non-Fiction (Series)
Ages 5 to 8
Lerner, 2006, 1-57505-758-1

The Wright Brothers and the airplane

The Wright Brothers and the airplane

Xavier Niz

Illustrated by Steve Erwin, Keith Williams, and Charles Barnett III

Non-Fiction (Series)

Ages 7 to 9

Capstone Press, 2007, 0-7368-6845-3


The Wright Brothers

The Wright Brothers

Elizabeth MacLeod

Illustrated by Andrej Krytoforski

Non-Fiction (Series)

Ages 6 to 8

Kids Can Press, 2008, 978-1-55453-054-0



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