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Summary: Aliens are everywhere and they're attacking planet Earth. Dr. Russell Marvin works for Operation Skyhook, a government task force sending rockets into space to probe for future space flights. But when the rockets begin mysteriously disappearing, Dr. Marvin investigates along with his wife Carol, only to find the rockets are being intercepted by an army of space aliens who give humanity an...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI EAR

Drozd, Anne

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Meet the visionary physicists, chemists, engineers, and entertainers (as well as mice, bears, tortoises, and more) who took rockets from illuminations in the sky to the most powerful vehicles ever known. You'll also find out how using a gyroscope, swinging on a swing set, and spraying water from a garden hose are the keys to understanding space travel"--Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2018

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Summary: Pig has promised to make pies for everyone, but he doesn't have enough letters to make them. Dog has a magical way to help Pig keep his promise - it's all about the letter S. Frog thinks that in order to build a big rocket he needs big, uppercase letters. But when he needs to rescue the Little Piggies in out space, he learns that r-o-c-k-e-t works as well. All the friends have a ball trying to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by NCircle Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV WOR

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1 available in Children's videos, Call number: DVD W

Bardhan-Quallen, Sudipta

Summary: Illustrations and simple, rhyming text follow chicks of all ilks as they work together to puzzle out how to respond to a sign forbidding chicks from attending the Rocket Club meeting.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BAR

Milgrim, David

Summary: Otto the robot builds a spaceship to take him home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Spotlight 2016

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JBR ORANGE MIL

Smallman, Steve

Summary: When Pip the mouse learns that the moon is made of stinky cheese, he has a big idea - he's going to be an Astromouse! Pip makes himself a rocket out of an old funnel and some cardboard, and prepares for take-off. But blasting to the moon is harder than he thought and things don't go quite to plan. On his way home Pip sees a huge reflection of the moon in a pond. The moon has come to him! As he...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: QEB Publishing, Inc. 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC SMA

Gilliland, Ben

Summary: Want to understand black holes, antimatter, physics, and space exploration? Looking for a common sense guide to quantum physics that you can actually understand? Rocket Science for the Rest of Us is the book you're looking for! Get a grip on even the most mysterious and complex sciences with Ben Gilliland's guide to dark matter, exo-planets, Planck time, earth sciences, and more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 520 GIL

Summary: This episode of Rockets! looks at post-WW II rocketry and the creation of the first Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles. The U.S. military developed the science and technology that would explore the outer reaches of the earth's atmosphere. This effort was redirected during the Cold War, fueled by a desperate race with the U.S.S.R. to deploy nuclear-tipped ICBMs, and later to orbit the first...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1997

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Mitton, Tony.

Summary: A simple explanation of how space rockets work, where they travel, and what they do.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kingfisher 1997

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Gorn, Michael H

Summary: Spacecraft chronicles the historic and contemporary most important spacecraft. American, Soviet (then Russian), and Chinese rockets, shuttles, satellites, labs, and more are chronicled--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Voyageur Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 629.4 GOR

Summary: X-15 rocket plane flight

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1959

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Anderson, Derek

Summary: When best friends Romeo and Lou, a polar bear and a penguin, build a rocket ship out of snow, it suddenly ignites and launches them on an adventure through the starry night.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2007

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JE And

Dixon, Franklin W.

Summary: Two teenage sleuths help their detective father search for a famous rocket scientist whose disappearance endangers the launching of the Firebird Rocket. The launching of the Firebird Rocket is endangered when a famous rocket scientist disappears without a trace on his way to the Woomera Monitoring Station in Australia. Assigned to the case, Fenton Hardy tells his sons he needs their help. And...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 1978

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Summary: Juno Rocket launches Explorer VII satellite

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1962

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Dale, Elizabeth

Summary: "A cranky farmer, some creative animals, and a group of friends who love building things help engage emergent readers." --Amazon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications 2020

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Laurie Berkner Band

Contents: Rocketship run (2:24) -- Going on a hunt (ska) (1:11) -- Mouse in my toolbox (2:17) -- Candy cane Jane (3:07) -- All around my room (1:30) -- One more stop on the train (2:15) -- Going on a hunt (blues) (1:04) -- Jump and fly (2:31) -- Pigbasket (2:06) -- Five days old (3:05) -- Mr. Bassman (and piano girl) (2:33) -- Winter lullaby (2:24) -- Let's samba (2:39) -- Going on a hunt (conga) (1:11)...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Two Tomatoes 2008

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Summary: Rockets are becoming cheaper and more powerful than before thanks to new technologies. As companies make space more accessible and NASA returns to crewed spaceflight, a new era of space exploration seems to be on the horizon. But will this seeming rocket Renaissance become just more than hype? NOVA explores the latest rocket technologies and the growing role private citizens may have in space.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Doc Ri

Summary: World War II - RAF Rocket attack on Nazi positions in Normandy

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1944

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Summary: Sidewinder heat-seeking missile test

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1959

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Instructables.com (COR)/ Warren, Mike (EDT)

Summary: Offers step-by-step instructions on building and launching homemade rockets.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Skyhorse Publishing 2013

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Summary: An astronaut-in-training has to leave NASA (to save the family farm) but just can't give up on his dream of shooting into space, even if he has to do it all by himself. And that will of course get everyone up in arms, from his wife to his banker to the town gossips to the media and the Department of Homeland Security.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA AST

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Astronaut 2007

Summary: Rocket transports you to the breathtaking Arctic wilderness and then transforms into a submarine, leading you on a thrilling underwater quest. And there's more magic in store as you pat, clap, sing and dance your way to exciting adventures in faraway lands.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV LIT

Summary: "Growing up in rural Laos, Ahlo ... is a mischievous 10-year-old who lives without a care in the world. After a family tragedy, his grandmother declares that Ahlo is cursed, and as they are forcibly moved from their land and fall deeper into poverty, he starts to believe it. Only the friendship of an orphaned girl and her eccentric James Brown-loving uncle restore joy in his life. Traveling...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: distributed by Kino Lorber 2014

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN ROC

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD ROC RATED NR

Summary: V-2 Rocket in Flight

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1946

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