Rocket Ride

Rocket Ride Cover

Rocket Ride

By Graham Salisbury; Jacqueline Rogers (Illustrator)

Yearling Books, Paperback, 9780375865084, 149pp.

Publication Date: September 10, 2013

Calvin's dad is a famous pop singer, and he's going to be in a concert on the island Everyone wants to go. Dad gave Calvin's mom 10 tickets, and Calvin has to decide who gets the last ticket: teacher's pet Shayla, who has a crush on him (ick ) or Tito the bully? But much more important: Calvin hasn't seen his dad in four years. And he's never met Dad's new wife. Will Dad still like Calvin now?

About the Author
GRAHAM SALISBURY is the author of six Calvin Coconut books: "Trouble Magnet, The Zippy Fix, Dog Heaven, Zoo Breath, Hero of Hawaii, " and "Kung Fooey, " as well as several novels for older readers, including the award-winning "Lord of the Deep, Blue Skin of the Sea, " and "Under the Blood-Red Sun." Graham Salisbury grew up in Hawaii. Calvin Coconut and his friends attend the same school Graham did Kailua Elementary School."