Bibliography of Sources

Children's Books

Busby, Peter. First to Fly: How Wilbur and Orville Wright Invented the Airplane. Madison: Scholastic/Madison Press, 2002.

Freedman, Russell. The Wright Brothers: How They Invented the Airplane. New York: Scholastic, 1991.

Gaffney, Timothy R. Wee and the Wright Brothers. New York: Henry Holt, 2004.

Glines, Carroll V. The Wright Brothers: Pioneers of Power Flight. New York: Franklin Watts, Inc., 1968.

Haynes, Richard M. The Wright Brothers. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Silver-Burdett Press, 1991.

King, Dorothy. The Wright Brothers: The Story of the Conquest of the Air. London: Blackie & Son, Lt., 1958.

MacLeod, Elizabeth. The Wright Brothers: A Flying Start. Toronto: Kids Can Press, 2002.

Marquardt, Max. Wilbur and Orville and the Flying Machine. Austin: Raintree Steck-Vaughn, 1992.

Parker, Steve. The Wright Brothers and Aviation (a Science Discoveries book). New York: Chelsea House Publishers, 1995.

Quackenbush, Robert. Take Me Out to the Airfield: How the Wright Brothers' Invented the Airplane. New York: Parent's Magazine Press, 1976.

Reynolds, Quentin. The Wright Brothers. New York: Random House, 1981.

Ruehrwein, Dick. Discover the Wright Brothers and Flight. Greendale, IN: The Creative Company, 1995.

Sabin, Louis. Wilbur and Orville Wright: The Flight to Adventure. Mahwah, NJ: Troll Associates, 1983.

Schulz, Walter A. Will and Orv. Minneapolis: Carolrhoda Books, 1991.

Sobol, Donald J. The Wright Brothers at Kitty Hawk. New York: Scholastic, 1961.

Sproule, Anna. The Wright Brothers: The Story of the Struggle to Build and Fly the First Successful Aeroplane. Toronto: Irwin Publishing, 1991.

Stevenson, Augusta. Wilbur and Orville Wright: Young Fliers. New York: Aladdin Paperbacks, 1986.

Woods, Andrew. Young Orville and Wilbur Wright: First to Fly. Mahwah, NJ: Troll Associates, 1992.

For Further Study

Adams, Noah. The Flyers: In Search of Wilbur and Orville Wright. New York, New York: Crown Publishers, 2003.

Boyne, Walter. Dawn Over Kitty Hawk: A Novel Of The Wright Brothers. New York: Forge, 2003

Burton, Walt and Owen Findsen. The Wright Brothers Legacy: Orville and Wilbur Wright and Their Airplanes. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 2003.

Chmiel, Louis L. Ohio, home of the Wright Brothers, birthplace of aviation: the genealogical chronicle of an Ohio pioneer family and the invention of the airplane, 1776-1948. Edited by Ann Vallo Febus. United States: Louis Chmiel, 2017.

Combs, Harry B. Kill Devil Hill: Discovering the Secret of the Wright Brothers. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1979.

Crouch, Tom. The Bishop's Boys: A Life of Wilbur and Orville Wright. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1989.

Culick, Fred E.C. and Spencer Dunmore. On Great White Wings: The Wright Brothers and the Race for Flight. New York, Hyperion/Madison Press, 2001.

DuFour, Howard R. with Peter J. Unitt. Charles E. Taylor: The Wright Brothers Mechanician. Dayton: Howard R. DuFour, 1997.

Fitzgerald, Catharine, and Rosamond Young. Twelve Seconds to the Moon. Cincinnati, OH: C. J. Krehbiel Company, 1978.

Gaffney, Timothy R. The Dayton Flight Factory: The Wright Brothers and the Birth of Aviation. Charleston, S.C.: The History Press, 2014.

Geibert, Ronald R. and Patrick B. Nolan. Kitty Hawk and Beyond: The Wright Brothers and the Early Years of Aviation, A Photographic History. Dayton: Wright State University Press, 1990.

Haskell, Harry. Maiden Flight: A Novel. Chicago, Illinois: Chicago Review Press, 2017

Howard, Fred. Wilbur and Orville: A Biography of the Wright Brothers. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1987.

Jakab , Peter L. and Rick Young, eds. The Published Writings of Wilbur and Orville Wright. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 2000.

Jakab, Peter L. Visions of a Flying Machine. Washington, D. C., Smithsonian Institution, 1990.

Kelly, Fred C. Miracle at Kitty Hawk: The Letters of Wilbur and Orville Wright. New York: De Capo Press, 1996.

Kelly, Fred C. The Wright Brothers: A Biography. New York: Dover, 1989.

Kirk, Stephen. First in Flight: The Wright Brothers in North Carolina. Winston-Salem, N.C.: John F. Blair, 1995.

Mackersey, Ian. The Wright Brothers: A Biography of Aviation’s Greatest Pioneers. London: Little, Brown, 2003.

McCullough, David. The Wright Brothers. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2015

McFarland, Marvin W. The Papers of Wilbur and Orville Wright. Salem, NH: Ayer Company, 1990.

Miller, Ivonette Wright. Wright Reminiscences. Wright Patterson AFB. The Air Force Museum Foundation, 1978.

Parramore, Thomas C. Triumph at Kitty Hawk: The Wright Brothers and Powered Flight. Raleigh: North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources, 1993.

Roach, Edward J. The Wright Company: from invention to industry. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2014.

Tobin, James. To Conquer the Air: The Wright Brothers and the Great Race for Flight. New York: Free Press, 2003.

Wald, Quentin R. The Wright Brothers as engineers, an appraisal: and Flying with the Wright Brothers, one man's experience. Port Townsend, Wash.: Q.R. Wald, 1999.

Wright, Milton. Diaries, 1857-1917. Dayton, Ohio: Wright State University Libraries, 1999.