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The Resource Rocket boys
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Rocket boys
Title
Rocket boys
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Homer H. Hickam, Jr
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eng
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Title
Rocket boys
Creator
Summary
The author traces the boyhood enthusiasm for rockets that eventually led to a career at NASA, describing how he built model rockets in the family garage in West Virginia, inspired by the launch of the Soviet satellite "Sputnik."
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  • Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults, 1998.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 1998
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2000
Biography type
autobiography
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157190
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 629.1/092/273
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
TL789.85.H53
LC item number
A3 1998
Literary form
non fiction
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Target audience
adult
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Homer H. Hickam, Jr
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October sky
Rocket boys

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