Bradbury Classic Stories 1: From the Golden Apples of the Sun and R Is for... - 'R is for Rocket' and 'The End of the Beginning' Summary & Analysis

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'R is for Rocket' and 'The End of the Beginning' Summary

In 'R is for Rocket,' a boy called Chris, and his orphan friend Ralph, dream of going to space. They play with their friends near the site where rockets launch from, and they like to watch them every weekend. Chris begins to stop paying attention in school and his teacher asks what's wrong. Chris explains that he is dreaming of rockets. The teacher has an idea, and makes some calls. Later, Chris and Ralph discuss how much they want to be astronauts, but that they cannot apply, as people must wait to see if the board will select them instead.

Ralph stays at Chris' house that night. In the morning there is a note on the pillow saying that he went out to do...

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