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The Resource Rocket boys, Homer H. Hickam, Jr

Rocket boys, Homer H. Hickam, Jr

Label
Rocket boys
Title
Rocket boys
Statement of responsibility
Homer H. Hickam, Jr
Title variation
October sky
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
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
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
157190
Cataloging source
PWmBRO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hickam, Homer H.
Dewey number
  • 629.1/092/273
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
TL 789.85.H53
LC item number
A3 1999
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Compass press large print book series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hickam, Homer H
  • Large type books
  • Aerospace engineers
Target audience
adult
Label
Rocket boys, Homer H. Hickam, Jr
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
13644090
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
512 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781568957036
Isbn Type
(lg. print)
Lccn
99019120
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (PWmBRO)01520849
  • (Sirsi) i9781568959726
Label
Rocket boys, Homer H. Hickam, Jr
Publication
Copyright
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
13644090
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
512 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781568957036
Isbn Type
(lg. print)
Lccn
99019120
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (PWmBRO)01520849
  • (Sirsi) i9781568959726

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