Rocket Boys Character Attributes, Skills and Traits

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1. supports the Rocket Boys

2. Jim

2.1. calls Sony a sissy/sister

2.2. Athlete

2.3. popular with women

2.4. left for college to play football

2.5. left Dorothy and found another girl

3. Reverend Lanier

3.1. The pastor of coalwood's local church-changes Sonny's father's mind.

4. Newton's third law

4.1. For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction

5. Buck

5.1. is always picking fights with Homer

6. Jake Mosby

6.1. engineer

6.2. his father owns 20% of the mine

6.3. fighter pilot in Korea

6.4. shows Sherman and Sonny his telescope

6.5. left Coalwood, but he left his telescope on the roof

7. Basil Oglethorpe

7.1. reporter, he reported the boys accomplishments

8. Mr Dubbonet

8.1. union representative

9. Sonny's parents

9.1. Mom

9.1.1. likes to garden

9.2. Dad

9.2.1. workaholic

9.2.2. the mine superintendent

9.2.3. contribution scarp wood/ lumber, scrap metal

9.2.4. show homer a place where they can launch their rocket (Snakeroot) off of company property

10. The Rocket Boys

10.1. Homer/Sonny

10.1.1. He was the president ,He was trying so hard to make rockets, He was the founder of the Big Creek Missile Agency (BCMA) ,

10.1.2. has matured

10.1.3. kind to Quentin

10.1.4. his stomachache and headache went away

10.2. Quentin

10.2.1. Smart and knows everything about rockets

10.2.2. the scientist

10.2.3. genius

10.2.4. motivated Homer to solve the math equations, being selfless instead of selfish

10.3. Roy Lee

10.3.1. Has a car and handles transportation

10.3.2. interested in girls. a good-looking. Tall. Dark black hair. Father died in mine. Brother Bill still works in the mine.

10.3.3. bad driver

10.3.4. found out who killed Sonny's cat

10.4. O'Dell

10.4.1. treasurer of BCMA intelligent playful friend.

10.4.2. Always responsible for getting the material together.

10.5. publictiy and setting up their rocket range

10.6. Sherman

10.7. had polio

10.8. Billy

11. School leaders

11.1. Miss Riley

11.1.1. Senior in college, Student teacher, Next years she may be their chemistry teacher.

11.1.2. Favorite Sonny's teacher,supported him. She gave the idea of rapid oxidation fuel.

11.1.3. said to sonny she will look if there is any book which gives idea about how to build the rocket.

11.1.4. has cancer, lymphoma

11.1.5. went out with Jake

11.2. Mr Turner

11.2.1. The principle of big creek high school

11.2.2. became proud of the rocket boys even though he disapproved of them in the beginning

12. The girls

12.1. Dorothy

12.1.1. Homer's first crush

12.1.2. Sonny stopped looking at and loving her when she went on a date with his brother, Jim Homer lost his interest in Dorothy

12.2. Emily Sue

12.3. Long time friend of Homer's-encourages Sonny-discourages Sonny from Dorothy

12.4. Valentine

12.4.1. she finished school

12.4.2. she married Buck

12.5. Melba June

12.5.1. she went to two dances with Sonny

12.5.2. she was a junior in Sonny's school

13. machinists

13.1. Mr Bykovski

13.1.1. He works in company machine shop

13.1.2. is Jewish

13.1.3. moved to loading coal after helping Sonny with his rockets

13.1.4. ornamentador

13.2. Mr Caton

13.2.1. welder

13.2.2. helped Sonny build his rockets

13.2.3. gave design ideas for their rockets

13.2.4. he worked secretly even though there was a strike and didn't expect to get paid

13.3. Mr.Ferro

14. Pooky

14.1. mean to Sonny, bullied Sonny

14.2. went jail because he beat up his wife

15. Clavin

15.1. his son

15.2. found Sonny's rocket stuff he had dropped in the flood

16. Mr. Fuller

16.1. became the superintendent

16.2. sold the houses

16.3. tried to destroy Cape Coalwood

16.3.1. he didn't support the rocket boys

16.4. eventually fired from the company

16.5. a true businessman