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 life and times of aerospace engineer Home Hickman and his friends in Big Creek, West Virginia
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.
Awards note
  • American Library Association-YA award book.
  • New York Times Best Illustrated book.
  • Booklist Editor's Choice/Adult Books for Young Adults.
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
157190
Cataloging source
DLC
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
TL789.85.H53
LC item number
A3 1998
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hickam, Homer H
  • Hickam, Homer H
  • Aerospace engineers
  • Aerospace engineers
  • United States
Label
Rocket boys : a memoir, Homer H. Hickam, Jr
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Coalwood -- Sputnik -- Mom -- The football fathers -- Quentin -- Mr. Bykovski -- Cape Coalwood -- Construction of the Cape -- Jake Mosby -- Miss Riley -- Rocket candy -- The machinists -- The rocket book -- The pillar explosion -- The state troopers -- A natural arrogance -- Valentine -- The bump -- Picking up and going on -- O'dell's treasure -- Zincoshine -- We do the math -- Science fairs -- A suit for Indianapolis -- The national science fair -- All systems go
Control code
ocm38959691
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xii, 368 pages
Isbn
9780440235507
Lccn
98019304
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)38959691
Label
Rocket boys : a memoir, Homer H. Hickam, Jr
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Coalwood -- Sputnik -- Mom -- The football fathers -- Quentin -- Mr. Bykovski -- Cape Coalwood -- Construction of the Cape -- Jake Mosby -- Miss Riley -- Rocket candy -- The machinists -- The rocket book -- The pillar explosion -- The state troopers -- A natural arrogance -- Valentine -- The bump -- Picking up and going on -- O'dell's treasure -- Zincoshine -- We do the math -- Science fairs -- A suit for Indianapolis -- The national science fair -- All systems go
Control code
ocm38959691
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xii, 368 pages
Isbn
9780440235507
Lccn
98019304
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)38959691

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