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The Coalwood Way

About the Book

The Coalwood Way

The Coalwood Way is a story of the Rocket Boys and Coalwood. The author calls it an "equal," rather than a sequel to Rocket Boys/October Sky because the story happens during the same timeframe as the first book. All the Rocket Boys are back in this book along with a whole lot of other folks including Ginger, the Rocket Girl! A lot of people say The Coalwood Way should have been titled A Coalwood Christmas because it is really very much a Christmas story. We think you'll like it any time of the year. Most people do! Rocket Boys was the basis for the major motion picture October Sky from Universal Studios.

The Coalwood Way
by Homer Hickam

  • Publication Date: September 4, 2001
  • Mass Market Paperback: 400 pages
  • Publisher: Island Books
  • ISBN-10: 0440237165
  • ISBN-13: 9780440237167