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Children's LiteratureThis new addition to the "On My Own Science" series tells the history behind the first airplane flight by Orville and Wilbur Wright. The two brothers were interested in many things from bicycles to gliders and the aerodynamics of things that fly. The story shows the many steps that they took to finally make their dream of flying come true. The book discusses the many setbacks and successes that an inventor might encounter as he tries to build something totally new and different. An afterword section explains the five steps normally used in the scientific method. There is a glossary and a bibliography. 2006, Millbrook Press/Lerner, Ages 6 to 10.