Wilbur Wright Meets Lady Liberty

By BURLEIGH, Robert

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ISBN
9781627793681
Publisher
Holt Christy Ottaviano


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School Library Journal

Starred Review on May 1, 2021  |  Elementary

Gr 1–5—This narrative nonfiction book tells the story of September 29, 1909, when Wilbur Wright exhibited his technological marvel, a flying machine. Burleigh's compelling narrative allows readers to feel the excitement of the crowd and Wright's anxiety over the machine working properly and fears for his own safety. The sensory details that Burleigh adds lend a personal connection to the event. The beautiful gouache watercolors on double-page spreads allow reader...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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