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First Flight: The Story of Tom Tate and the Wright Brothers

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4.1 out of 5
Based on 139 Ratings and 31 Reviews

Book Description
When the Wright brothers arrived at Kitty Hawk, some folks said their dream of building a flying machine was just foolishness. But not Tom Tate. Tom believed in the brothers from the start. Based on the true story of the boy who knew the Wright brothers and who flew in their glider, this child's-eye account of the creation of the first airplane will leave beginning readers' imaginations soaring... More
Book Information
PublisherFitzgerald Books
BindingLibrary Binding (10 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages48
ISBN-101424206081
ISBN-13978-1424206087
Publication Date01/2007
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About George Shea (Author) : George Shea is a published author of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of George Shea include A Reader's Guide to Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart, Giants of Scien... more
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11/21/2022 Alfred Goldstein said:
It was books like this that instilled in me a love of flying since childhood. I fly regularly and have used various airlines. As a result, I'm aware of how low-quality and irresponsible carriers can be. This source allows me to book a more

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