Eleven year old Jerome Catrall treasured his books.

They made him feel less alone. Allowed him to travel to other worlds. Helped him through his parents’ divorce. He could be brave.

Then, one day, they disappeared.

And in his search to find them, Jerome must not only confront the thief but his own fears.

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Rocket Boy

Dara Girard

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