In 1969 Houston, Texas, thirteen-year-old Scott learns to fly from his father, an Air Force flight instructor, but when NASA needs him for a secret space mission, Scott's elation is tempered by concern that his mother, who has moved to Florida, will find out.
Publisher:New York, N.Y. : Margaret K. McElderry Books, 2008.
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United States. -- National Aeronautics and Space Administration -- Fiction.
Houston (Tex.) -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.
Dysfunctional families -- Fiction.
Space flight -- Fiction.
Fathers and sons -- Fiction.
Air pilots -- Fiction.