When sparks fly : the true story of Robert Goddard, father of US rocketry / by Kristen Fulton ; illustrated by Diego Funck.

By: Fulton, Kristen [author.]
Contributor(s): Funck, Diego [illustrator.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Margaret K. McElderry Books, [2018]Edition: First editionDescription: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781481460989; 1481460986Subject(s): Goddard, Robert Hutchings, 1882-1945 -- Juvenile literature | Rocketry -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literatureGenre/Form: Nonfiction.DDC classification: 629.4092 | B LOC classification: TL781.85.G6 | F85 2018Summary: Robert Goddard may be known as the father of US rocketry, but back in the 1880s, he was just a kid in Worcester, Massachusetts. Even as a youngster, his eyes glimmered with scientific interest and the thrill of discovery. With BAMS! POPS! BANGS! he experimented time and time again with one mission: make his rockets fly! Join Kristen Fulton and Diego Funck as they take you on one explosive journey about a young kid who shot for the moon, never gave up, and let his creative sparks of curiosity burn bright.
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Robert Goddard may be known as the father of US rocketry, but back in the 1880s, he was just a kid in Worcester, Massachusetts. Even as a youngster, his eyes glimmered with scientific interest and the thrill of discovery. With BAMS! POPS! BANGS! he experimented time and time again with one mission: make his rockets fly! Join Kristen Fulton and Diego Funck as they take you on one explosive journey about a young kid who shot for the moon, never gave up, and let his creative sparks of curiosity burn bright.

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