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Calvin Coconut: Man Trip (2013)

Author: Graham Salisbury Illustrator: Jacqueline Rogers
Publisher: Yearling/Random House
Number of pages: 144 pages

Calvin and his mom's boyfriend, Ledward, are good friends. When Ledward wins plane tickets, he invites Calvin to fly to Hawaii, the Big Island, for a day, and go deep-sea fishing. Wow! Calvin's never been on a plane, or any boat but his skiff. What a dayCalvin catches his first big fish, an ono. But that's nothing compared to what happens when Ledward hooks a huge and very angry marlin that charges the boat! Fishing with Ledward opens Calvin's eyes to adventure and to important ideas about respecting nature.

ISBN 13: 978-0375865077
Reading Level (grade): 2-5