Rocket Boys is a memoir by Homer Hickam that tells his story of attempting to pursue a passion for building rockets while growing up in a small mining town during the late 1950s. Homer bands together with a group of boys, including Quentin, Roy, Sherman, Jimmy, and Billy, and begins to build model rockets. Their tireless efforts over the course of three years result in them winning a National Science Fair gold medal.

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