Science Comics: Flying Machines: How the Wright Brothers Soared

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Product Details

Price
$12.99  $11.95
Publisher
First Second
Publish Date
Pages
128
Dimensions
6.0 X 8.4 X 0.6 inches | 0.6 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781626721395

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About the Author

Alison Wilgus is a Brooklyn-based author of comics and prose. She got her start as an animation writer onCodename: Kids Next Door, and her work has since been published by Scholastic, Nickelodeon Magazine, Del Rey, Dark Horse, and Tor.com, among others.

Molly Brooks grew up in Nashville, Tennessee, received her MFA in illustration from the School of Visual Arts, and is currently based in Brooklyn. Her illustrations have appeared in The Village Voice, The Guardian, The Boston Globe, Time Out New York, The Toast, BUST Magazine, Sports Illustrated online, and elsewhere.

Reviews

"Like having a Time Life Science Library in comic books. Which is awesome!" --Popular Science

"nspirational reading for budding middle grade inventors and engineers--valuable for its broad picture of aviation's early history and for providing specifics about the technical problems the Wright brothers faced and solved." --School Library Journal

"An accessible and engaging introduction to the Wright brothers and how they ushered in the age of flight." --Kirkus

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