Who Invented the Airplane?: Wright Brothers vs. Whitehead

Who Invented the Airplane?: Wright Brothers vs. Whitehead

by Karen Latchana Kenney


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781541512061
Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group
Publication date: 01/01/2018
Series: STEM Smackdown (Alternator Books ) Series
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)
Age Range: 9 - 11 Years

About the Author

Karen Latchana Kenney was born near the rainforests of Guyana, but moved far north to Minnesota at a young age. She graduated from the University of Minnesota with a bachelor's degree in English and has been writing and editing since. She has worked as an editor at an educational publishing company, but is now a full-time freelance writer and editor in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She has written more than 70 books on all kinds of subjects: from arts and crafts to biographies of famous people. Her books have received positive reviews from Booklist, Library Media Connection, and School Library Journal. When she's not busy writing, she loves biking and hiking with her husband and young son in the many beautiful parks of the state. Visit her online at http://latchanakenney.wordpress.com/.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Aeronauts 4

Chapter 1 Champs of Flight 6

Chapter 2 A Serious Contender 12

Chapter 3 The Fight for First 16

Chapter 4 Undisputed 22

Inventor Matchup 28

Timeline 29

Source Notes 30

Glossary 30

Further Reading 31

Index 32

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