A Boy Scout troop hikes into a remote beach area in Hawaii, expecting some hardship, adventure and amazing natural beauty. What they didn’t plan on was an earthquake and the resulting giant wave that destroyed their camp and threatened their lives.
Based on a true story, this book may appeal to those readers who enjoy true rescue stories likes those often featured in The Reader’s Digest.
Recommended for grades 5 and up.
Awards/Lists: Books for the Teen Age – 2008; Children’s Books of the Year, 2008 – Ages 9-12.