The Wright Sister: Katherine Wright and Her Famous Brothers

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Macmillan, Mar 24, 2003 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 128 pages
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Published in time for the 100th anniversary of the first flight, here is the first complete biography of the Wright Brothers' sister. Beloved sibling, confidant, and caregiver, Katharine managed many of her brothers' affairs. Based on a thorough study of her personal papers and the Wright archives, The Wright Sister tells a touching personal story, and casts a uniquely intimate light on the lives of two of the twentieth century's most famous men.

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User Review  - Sheng Yang - Goodreads

I chose this book, because I'm actually interested in learning about the Wright Sister. The book was great, it is a informational book so there are a lot of text. I feel like if I were to do a ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mandy Eastwood - Goodreads

I really enjoyed this story. I feel as though Katherine and I would be good friends. It was well written, interesting, informative and engaging.I felt like I got a much greater appreciation and ... Read full review

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Richard Maurer is the author of The Wild Colorado and Airborne: The Search for the Secret of Flight, winner of the American Institute of Physics Science Writing Award.. He lives in central Massachusetts.

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