Hero of Hawaii (Hardcover)

By Graham Salisbury, Jacqueline Rogers (Illustrator)

Wendy Lamb Books, 9780385739627, 147pp.

Publication Date: March 8, 2011



Hawaii boy Calvin Coconut has come up with the best idea ever for his sister Darci's birthday party. But a huge tropical storm hits the islands and threatens everything. It rains and rains. And rains.

The river next to Calvin's house rises high. When Calvin's friend Willy falls into the raging water, Calvin grabs his skiff to save him. As Willy is swept into the bay, Calvin struggles in the wild waves. What happens next shows Calvin what heroes are made of.

About the Author

GRAHAM SALISBURY is the author of four Calvin Coconut books: "Trouble Magnet, The Zippy Fix, Dog Heaven, "and" Zoo Breath, " as well as several novels for older readers, including the award-winning "Lord of the Deep, Blue Skin of the Sea, Under the Blood-Red Sun, Eyes of the Emperor, House of the Red Fish, "and" Night of the Howling Dogs." He lives in Portland, Oregon."