Come True: The Story of the First Flight
Inspiring Story of Wilbur & Orville Wright
The Wright Brothers...
Geniuses... Visionaries... Dreamers...
They had a dream... And
that dream came true!
illustrated by Vicki Wallace
14 or 16 chapters, 800 words, suggested audience 3rd-8th grade.
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.
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.
Wright Brothers, invention; flight; history; genius; dreams; perseverance
Chapters and Information Sheet for for Dreams Come True