Swim That Rock
authors: John Rocco; Jay Primiano
illustrator: John Rocco
When his dad goes missing in a fishing-boat accident, fourteen-year-old Jake refuses to think he may have lost his father forever. But forever or not, itís up to Jake to pay the loan sharks threatening to repossess his family's diner. Scrabbling out a living as a quahogger isnít easy in Narragansett Bay, but with the help of some local clammers, Jakeís determination and hard work may just be enough to save the family business.
ďSteeped in atmosphere and rich in detail, this adventure captures the salt in the air as well as the omnipresent ticking deadline.Ē ó Publishers Weekly