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Dreams Come True: The Story of the First Flight
The Inspiring Story of Wilbur & Orville Wright

The Wright Brothers... Geniuses... Visionaries... Dreamers...

They had a dream... And that dream came true!
  written by Mary Maden
       illustrated by Vicki Wallace

14 or 16 chapters, 800 words, suggested audience 3rd-8th grade.
Read aloud all ages.

You will feel the wind in your face and the sand under your feet as you read this exciting serial story! Dreams Come True: The Story of the First Flight tells the fascinating story of how two brothers from Ohio defied the odds to make their dream of human flight a reality. The author pulls the Wright Brothers' actual words and feelings from their diaries and letters and weaves them into an exciting adventure story that will have your readers anxiously awaiting each new installment.

Dreams Come True: The Story of the First Flight


Dreams Come True: The Story of the First Flight

The story follows Wilbur and Orville from their first interest in flight as boys to their triumphant first flight at Kitty Hawk on December 17, 1903 -- and finally to Huffman Prairie, Ohio.

This uplifting story shows how these unassuming brothers achieved extraordinary things, not by genius alone, but also by perseverance, their belief in themselves and the conviction of their ideas. The Wright Brothers not only gave the world the gift of flight, but also showed us that we can achieve incredible things and make our own dreams come true! Full of warmth and humor, Dreams Come True, will inspire, educate and entertain.

Subject: Wright Brothers, invention; flight; history; genius; dreams; perseverance
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