The Wright Sister

The Wright Sister

by Richard Maurer

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Overview

The Wright Sister by Richard Maurer

Published in time for the 100th anniversary of the first flight, here is the first complete biography of the Wright Brothers' sister. Beloved sibling, confidant, and caregiver, Katharine managed many of her brothers' affairs. Based on a thorough study of her personal papers and the Wright archives, The Wright Sister tells a touching personal story, and casts a uniquely intimate light on the lives of two of the twentieth century's most famous men.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780761325642
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
Publication date: 03/24/2003
Series: Techies Series
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.28(h) x 0.59(d)
Lexile: 1010L (what's this?)
Age Range: 10 - 14 Years

About the Author

Richard Maurer is the author of The Wild Colorado and Airborne: The Search for the Secret of Flight, winner of the American Institute of Physics Science Writing Award. He lives in central Massachusetts.

Table of Contents

Part 1December 17, 19039
Part 2Taking Off21
Part 3The Journey51
Part 4The Arrival91
Author's Note120
Sources123
Index126
Credits128

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