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
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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."
Subject
Genre
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Award/Notable book
  • New York Times Notable Book, 1998
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2000
Awards note
Eliot Rosewater nominee, 2000-2001
Biography type
autobiography
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157190
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 629.1092273
  • 920
Index
no index present
Intended audience
900
Intended audience source
Lexile
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
adult
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Homer H. Hickam, Jr
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October sky
Label
Rocket boys : a memoir, Homer H. Hickam, Jr
Publication
Copyright
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
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Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20668079
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xii, 368 pages
Isbn
9780385333207
Lccn
98019304
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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http://library.link/vocab/recordID
20668079
System control number
(DLC) 98019304

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