Informational (nonfiction), 407 words, Level K (Grade 2), Lexile 570L
Three . . . two . . . one . . . liftoff! Building model rockets has been a hobby since the 1950s. Model Rockets provides details about the parts of a model rocket and how to launch one in the air. The photographs and diagrams illustrate this enjoyable hobby and the competitions that go along with it.
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competitions, controller, designs, engine, fuel, hobby, launchpad, model, parachute
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