October Sky

by Homer Hickam

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Who is Chipper in "October Sky" and what does he love?

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In this book, Chipper is a squirrel.  We find that out on page 41.  He is a pet belonging to Sonny's mother.

On that page, Sonny is having a get together with a bunch of his friends.  He has brought them together so that he can tell them about his new plan.  The plan, of course, is that they are going to build a rocket.

Chipper joins them.  First he is hanging on the curtains and then he jumps on Sonny's shoulder and snuggles up to his ear.  The reason Chipper does this is that he loves to join a gathering.

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