DYLAN'S SCOUT TROOP goes camping in Halape, a remote spot below the volcano on the Big Island of Hawaii. The only thing wrong with the weekend on a beautiful, peaceful beach is Louie, a tough older boy. Louie and Dylan just can't get along.
That night an earthquake rocks the camp, and then a wave rushes in, sweeping everyone and everything before it. Dylan and Louie must team up on a dangerous rescue mission. The next hours are an amazing story of survival and the true meaning of leadership.
"From the Hardcover edition.
About the Author
Graham Salisbury is the author of several novels, among them the awardwinning "Lord of the Deep," "Blue Skin of the Sea," and "Under the Blood-Red Sun." His most recent books are "Eyes of the Emperor "and "House of the Red Fish." He lives in Portland, Oregon. "From the Hardcover edition."
Starred Review, Booklist, August 1, 2007:
"Salisbury weaves Hawaiian legend into the modern-day narrative to create a haunting, unusual novel that will practically booktalk itself." —Carolyn Phelan
“This vivid adventure soon strips away every vestige of normality leaving characters dependent on their wits.”—Booklist, Starred