Author: Nathan Bryon
Illustrator: Dapo Adeola
Publisher: Penguin Random House
ISBN: 9780241345870

About the book

Rocket loves to choose new books about inspirational figures like Rosa Parks on her weekly visit to her local library. She is horrified to discover that her local library is about to close for lack of funding. Using what she has learnt about people like Rosa, Rocket launches a campaign to save her library. The campaign is amazing but even though the press covers it, the library will still close. Rocket is gutted, but just as her hope starts to waver, hundreds of letters from supporters start pouring in. Next, the town’s mayor makes a surprise visit to Rocket’s home where she invites Rocket’s family to a party – a party to celebrate that the plans to close to library have been cancelled. Thanks to many people inspired by Rocket’s campaign, there have been enough donations to keep the library open, refurbish the building and buy new books.

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