Season 3 - Episodes 3 & 4 - An Airplane Adventure
An Airplane Adventure
An Airplane Adventure is sponsored by Penguin Young Readers
Join Lauren and the Reading Bug as they journey back in time to a very specific date - to experience the Wright brothers' first flight! Experience their bumpy ride to success through a series of triumphs and failures - and meet the Wright sister, Katherine, too!
Books Mentioned in this Podcast
Rosie wants to be an engineer—she loves to design and build amazing gadgets and gizmos—but she’s worried that her inventions might not work. When her great great aunt visits, Rosie takes a risk and decides to build a flying machine to help her aunt realize her dream of flying, and she learns that failure isn’t something to fear: it’s the first step on the path to success.
Everyone knows that when Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall, Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. But what happened after? Caldecott Medalist Dan Santat's poignant tale follows Humpty Dumpty, an avid bird watcher whose favorite place to be is high up on the city wall—that is, until after his famous fall. Now terrified of heights, Humpty can longer do many of the things he loves most. Will he summon the courage to face his fear?
This book is a hilarious nonfiction book about two of history’s most famous “failures”—Wilbur and Orville Wright, whose countless crashes ultimately led to the groundbreaking first airplane flight in 1903. Ages 8 to 12
The fascinating story of two brothers who worked together from childhood to invent, build and fly the world’s first airplane. Ages 7 to 12
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This historical fiction chapter book is a perfect early step in independent reading for elementary-grade kids—and it introduces the thrilling story of the Wright Brothers, flight pioneers. When Tom Tate hears that Wilbur and Orville Wright are building a flying machine, he can't wait to try it. Tom's dad thinks it's dangerous. Some people think the Wrights are crazy. Can Tom help the brothers get their dream off the ground?
Buzz alongside two cartoon flies as they follow Orville and Wilbur Wright on their quest for flight, providing a hearty blend of facts and fun. Ages 6 to 8
Throughout history women have inspired and motivated society towards greater strength, courage, and justice. If you had the opportunity to ask the greatest women of all time for advice, wouldn't you jump at the chance? Drawing from the timeless wisdom of leaders such as Eleanor Roosevelt, Rosa Parks, Amelia Earhart, and Michelle Obama, each page of Great Quotes from Great Women offers motivation for your daily challenges, or inspiration to get back on your feet.
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Let's Fly a Plane!: Launching into the Science of Flight with Aerospace Engineering (Everyday Science Academy) (Hardcover)
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