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Originally published as Rocket Boys in 1998, the book was re-released in paperback as October Sky after the movie version of the story came out in 1999. The text in each title is identical.

Suggested Reading Group Discussion Ideas

These groups are free and open to the public. Registration may be required.

 
January 14 - March 10: "Let's Talk About It!"  Carteret County Public Library, Beaufort, Mondays, 7:00 PM

series on Scientific Revelations in Fiction

 
February 27: Friends of Western Carteret Library Western Carteret Library, Cape Carteret, 3:30 PM

Book Club

 
March 10: Book Discussion Group New Bern Public Library, New Bern, 7:00 PM

Advance Registration Required, 638-7800

 
March 11: Beach Books Club Pamlico County Public Library, Bayboro, 2:00 PM
 
 
March 13: Pizza & Pages Tweens Book Club Carteret County Public Library, Beaufort, 4:15 PM

Reads Rocket Boys (Tweens Program)

 
March 17: Bookworm Book Club Pamlico County Public Library, Bayboro, 2:00 PM

 

 
March 17: Book Discussion Group lead by Carteret County Public Library, Beaufort, 7:00 PM

Susan W. Simpson, Librarian

 
March 18: Book Discussion Group New Bern Public Library, New Bern, 12:00 PM

Advance Registration Required, 638-7800

 
March 25: Book Discussion Group Havelock Public Library, Havelock, 6:30 PM
 
 

Did you know? "October Sky" is an anagram of "Rocket Boys."

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