The Wright Brothers: How They Invented the Airplane

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Product Details

Price
$26.95
Publisher
Holiday House
Publish Date
Pages
128
Dimensions
10.3 X 9.46 X 0.64 inches | 1.64 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780823408757

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About the Author

Russell Freedman (1929-2018) transformed non-fiction for children through his insightful narrative, comprehensive research, careful selection of photographs, and deep understanding of his subject matter. He was well known for his riveting biographies and masterful accounts of the history of the United States. One of the most honored writers for children, his many awards include the Newbery Medal, three Newbery Honor Medals, the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, the May Hill Arbuthnot Honor Lecture Award and a National Humanities Medal. Major works include Freedom Walkers; Lincoln: A Photobiography; Because They Marched; The Wright Brothers: How They Invented The Airplane; Vietnam: A History of the War.

Reviews

* "Freedman's achievement is as splendid as those of his subjects."--School Library Journal (starred review)

* "Beautifully rendered. . . fresh, illuminating."--The Horn Book (starred review)

♦ "So fresh and immediate that reading it is like discovering the material for the first time."--Kirkus Reviews (pointer review)

* "A fine, readable account."--Booklist (starred review)
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