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The Resource Rocket boys : a memoir, Homer H. Hickam, Jr

Rocket boys : a memoir, Homer H. Hickam, Jr

Label
Rocket boys : a memoir
Title
Rocket boys
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Homer H. Hickam, Jr
Title variation
October sky
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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"
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."
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • 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
NjSoBT
Dewey number
  • 629.1/092/273
  • B
  • 921
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
900
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
UG
LC call number
TL789.85.H53
LC item number
A3 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Reading level
5.9
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True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
Target audience
adult
Label
Rocket boys : a memoir, Homer H. Hickam, Jr
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: New York : Delacorte Press, c1998
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
19150683
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xiv, 368 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780385333214
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
bl 00003445
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (GPL)2C1A436E622B4DF7AB2BED0AD4701FDD
  • (AU)bl 00003445
Label
Rocket boys : a memoir, Homer H. Hickam, Jr
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: New York : Delacorte Press, c1998
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
19150683
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xiv, 368 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780385333214
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
bl 00003445
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (GPL)2C1A436E622B4DF7AB2BED0AD4701FDD
  • (AU)bl 00003445

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