Finn's Rocket--a surfer catches air
When he isn't surfing or scuba diving, Finn likes building vehicles that go fast, while his little sister dreams of being an astronaut. So the two enroll at Kennedy Space Camp, where Finn can design rockets and Gabi can pilot them. But a shocking countdown is ticking behind the scenes, and Gabi goes missing.
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Finn and Gabi live in south Florida and enjoy spending their time soaking up the sand and surf. However, this summer a new adventure is awaiting them. Gabi is heading off to Space Camp to pursue her dream of being an astronaut and Finn is off to a rocket competition after winning a school contest. Both of the kids begin having se ...more
Finn and his sister Gabi both join the Kennedy Space center for the holidays so both of them can do what they love. The twist in the tale is when he is unable ...more
I was so impressed with the amount of scientific and technical information included in the descriptions about NASA procedures and training. I ...more
These adventures are what make the book exciting. The action-packed story is thrilling. It is quite fast-paced, so I think kids would really enjoy it. Although, for ...more
Finn's Rocket is a fun book for teens to read. Finn is a teenager who has the typical relationship with his best friends. He and his 12 year old sister seem to have a better relationship than many kids their age, but that could partly be because they have caring and understanding parents.
I read this story in one sitting. Serena Schreiber's writing is engaging and keeps your interest. After Gabi starts Space Camp, it gets exciting and stay ...more
It's packed full of interesting characters, suspense, surfing, space, science and more. I love the relationship between Finn and his sister, they're both smart and brave with a sense of humor. The family's life style may be a little bit out of this world, but that's ok, that's what reading is for, to esc ...more
Things happen pretty fast and they are almost all too good to be true. Even so, I particularly love the detail that Serena put into writing. It seems like the author is extremely passionate about the outer space and becoming an astronaut. For a book labeled as young adult, it felt mo ...more
Author of action-adventure STEM stories (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) for middle grade readers in the Finn's Fast Books series including Finn's Ship, Finn's Car, and Finn's Rocket. The high octane books are good, clean fun for younger readers but also contain enough realistic, fast-paced action to entertain the reluctant eighth-...more