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Landmark Books "RM" is described by The New York Times as "one of the most critically acclaimed, best-selling children's book series ever published". Now with bright, enticing covers and a brand-new Landmark "RM" design, these lively, highly informative books have set an industry standard for historical nonfiction that is both educational and enjoyable.
Follow the inspiring story of two brothers who believed that men could fly. Refusing to give up their dream, Wilbur and Orville Wright, two self-taught bicycle mechanics, built — and successfully flew — the world's first airplane.
Young Orville and Wilbur Wright loved building things. From the fastest sled in town to the highest-flying kite, the Wright brothers creations were always a step ahead of everyone elses. They grew up learning all about mechanics from fixing bicycles and studied math and physics. On December 17, 1903, Orville took off in the worlds first flying machine! The Wright airplane is one of the most amazing-and life-changing-
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