Science Comics: Flying Machines : How the Wright Brothers Soared
By Alison Wilgus, Author & Molly Brooks, Illustrator. In this high-flying volume, we meet the Wright Brothers and learn about their amazing flying machines. Every volume of Science Comics offers a complete introduction to a particular topic—dinosaurs, coral reefs, the solar system, volcanoes, bats, flying machines, and more. These gorgeously illustrated graphic novels offer wildly entertaining views of their subjects. Whether you're a fourth grader doing a natural science unit at school or a thirty-year-old with a secret passion for airplanes, these books are for you! This volume: In FLYING MACHINES we follow the famous aviators from their bicycle shop in Dayton, Ohio, to the fields of North Carolina where they planned to make their famous flights. Thanks to their carefully recorded experiments and a healthy dash of bravery, the Wright Brothers’ flying machines took off, blazing a trail for the airplanes, jets, and helicopters that would follow. For ages 9 and up.