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Phaethon Alive
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Sam is fascinated by his friend Gene's ability to hold fire and shape it into objects. But on a night when Gene insists they peddle their bikes far out of town so he can create his masterpiece, Sam can only watch in horror as Gene shapes a beautiful, giant chariot with horses. Will Gene survive his flight through the heavens?
The Birth of Flight: A History of the Wright Brothers Just for Kids!
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 22. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,210. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / General
Planes have been flying ever since you were born, so why should you care about how they were invented? Why should you care about what happened over 100 years ago? Well, although humans have figured out a lot about flying, there is still a lot that we haven’t been able to do yet, and we need smart people who can solve these problems for us. Will you be one of them? The story of the Wright brothers
The Birth of Flight: A History of the Wright Brothers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,910. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Orville and Wilbur Wright are two Americans credited with designing and constructing the world’s first successful airplane, as well as making the first controlled, motor-powered and sustained heavier-than-air human flight. While their first flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina on December 17, 1912 was short (only 12 seconds) their impact on history would be long-lasting.