Homer Hickam, October Sky , originally published as Rocket Boys
Lesson plans for both book and movie

Homer Hickam
Biography and related links.

Homer Hickam Online
Comprehension questions, vocabulary words, and an essay test, for teaching October Sky .

October Sky
This unit includes background/resource links, vocabulary, information about memoirs and Socratic Seminars, and assignments.

October Sky
Sixteen questions for discussion, with commentary. Be sure to print this out!