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First to Fly: How Wilbur and Orville Wright Invented the Airplane


  • "The pages are filled with large, sumptuous paintings that add a flavor of realism and an almost nostalgic feel. In addition, well-chosen images and reproductions help to inform the text." – Harriett Fargnoli, School Library Journal


  • Adler, David A. A Picture Book of Amelia Earhart. Holiday House, 1998. ISBN-13: 978-0823413157
  • Brown, Don. Ruth Law Thrills a Nation. Ticknor & Fields, 1993. ISBN-13: 978-0395735176
  • Burleigh, Robert. Flight: The Journey of Charles Lindbergh. Philomel, 1991. ISBN-13: 978-0440847045
  • Collins, Mary. Airborne: A Photobiography of Wilbur and Orville Wright. National Geographic, 2003. ISBN-13: 978-0792269571
  • Freedman, Russell. The Wright Brothers: How They Invented the Airplane. Holiday House, 1991. ISBN-13: 978-0823408757
  • Hunter, Ryan Ann. Into the Air: An Illustrated Timeline of Flight. National Geographic, 2003. ISBN-13: 978-0792251200
  • Old, Wendie. To Fly: The Story of the Wright Brothers. Clarion, 2002. ISBN-13: 978-0618133475
  • St. George, Judith. So You Want to Be an Inventor. Philomel, 2002. ISBN-13: 978-0142404607
  • Szabo, Corinne. Sky Pioneer: A Photobiography of Amelia Earhart. National Geographic, 1997. ISBN-13: 978-1435206397
  • Weitzman, David. Model T: How Henry Ford Built a Legend. Crown, 2002. ISBN-13: 978-0375811074