First Flight: The Story of Tom Tate and the Wright Brothers

When twelve-year-old 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? This story chronicles the trial-and-error method of inventing and testing the airplane at Kitty Hawk in 1903.