The Flyer Flew!
The Invention of the Airplane
From the Series On My Own Science
Tells the story of the Wright Brothers’ invention of the airplane, climaxing in the triumphant first flight of the Flyer at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, in 1903.
|Interest Level||Grade 2 - Grade 4|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Brand||On My Own Books|
|Imprint||Millbrook Press ™|
- Children's Book Committee at Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the Year
Library Media Connection
“On My Own Science is an accessible, informative series for middle and upper elementary students. . . this series would be a beneficial addtion to most school libraries. . .” —Library Media Connection
School Library Journal
“Hill ably conveys complex physics concepts such as lift in mostly clear explanations, which are extended in color diagrams. . . this title offers a compelling view of engineering feats, a welcome approach for the target audience.” —School Library Journal
Through the Looking Glass Children's Book Review
“Young readers will be intrigued. . .” —Through the Looking Glass Children’s Book Review
Author: Lee Sullivan Hill
Lee Sullivan Hill has written over twenty books for children.
Illustrator: Craig Orback
Craig Orback is a freelance children's book illustrator living in the Northwest and received his B.F.A. in illustration from Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle in 1998. He has illustrated Nature's Paintbox, The Can Man, Keeping The Promise: A Torah's Journey, and other award-winning children's books. He teaches children's book illustration and oil painting at several local colleges. In his free time he enjoys painting landscapes and sharing his books with kids during school and library visits.