The Rocket Age Takes Off - Bundle Pack (24)

Special Pricing for a bundle pack of 24 books.

Special Pricing for a bundle pack of 6 books. Learn more.

This beautifully illustrated education book, part of the innovative A World In Motion program, teaches engineering principles to primary-age children through an imaginative and exciting story.

In The Rocket Age Takes Off, readers explore the whimsical world of Robert Goddard and learn about the father of modern rocketry. This book follows Dr. Goddard’s exciting journey to build the world’s first liquid-fueled rocket and describes how his inventions advanced space exploration.

While learning about Dr. Goddard’s early trials and tribulations, readers will begin to uncover the work necessary to optimize a design to make an object go farther and higher.

Illustrated by Michele Shortly.

Buy the Set of Four Children's Books

  • The Three Little Pigs' Sledding Adventure
  • Malarkey and the Big Trap
  • Once Upon a Time in the Woods
  • The Rocket Age Takes Off

    Proceeds of the sale of this book will benefit the pre-college programs of the SAE Foundation. To learn more about the SAE Foundation’s STEM education programs, visit

  • Published:
    • 2011-02-01
    • Published by SAE International and One Touch Point Berman with a Product Code of PRIM-004-24, ISBN of 978-0-7680-7654-7 in a softbound binding.
    SAE MOBILUS Subscriber? You may already have access.
    Print Book
    Members save up to 20% off list price.
    HTML for Linking to Page
    Page URL

    Related Items

    Technical Paper / Journal Article