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Welcome to the official site of best-selling author Homer Hickam.
We appreciate the millions of readers who enjoyed Homer's classic memoir
Rocket Boys/October Sky
and his three other Coalwood books and have
now become fans of the page-turning Josh Thurlow World War II historical
. Homer's latest is My Dream of Stars
, the memoir of space-flyer Anousheh Ansari, and Red Helmet
, a story of romance and mystery in today's Appalachian coalfields.
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You'll find tools on this site for all Homer Hickam
, including lesson plans and other resources for
, reading group discussion
guides and city reads
, and information for
studying the books. Go here for some of Homer's
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Special Note to Parents, Grandparents, and Teachers! Crater
, and Lunar Rescue Company
, Homer's newest releases, are exciting Young Adult novels set on the moon 120 years in the future. Many Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) teachers are having their classes read these delightful novels that tell stories of young men and women on the future moon. To help get young people 10-18 involved with stories of space, science, that also include such ideas as honor, duty, and responsibility, these novels are the perfect gift. We promise that the young people (and adults) in your family will love these tales of adventure into the depths of space. For more and how to order them, click on the covers of Lunar Rescue Company
, and Crescent
, the trilogy of novels in the Helium-3 series!
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