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August 5 @ 11:00 am
KIDS: Rocko’s Big Launch
Rocko’s Big Launch is about a boy who dreams of one day becoming a rocket scientist, but first he must successfully launch and land his first rocket. Rocko quickly learns that building a rocket is harder than he thought.
About the Author
Yolande Clark-Jackson is an author and educator. She is the author of Rocko’s Big Launch, an award-winning children’s book about a boy who wants to be a rocket scientist. The book is presently a part of the permanent collection in The Perez Art Museum in Miami, Florida and is the winner of Writer’s Digest 22nd Annual Self-Published Book Award for children’s picture books. Mrs. Jackson holds a MFA in Creative Writing and has been a middle school teacher for the past eighteen years. She currently teaches writing at Conchita Espinosa Academy and manages a student journalism program there that she founded in 2002. For more on Rocko Rocket, visit rockorocket.com.