Island Boyz

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Random House Children's Books, May 14, 2002 - Young Adult Fiction - 272 pages
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In this rich collection, Salisbury’s love for Hawaii and its encircling sea shines through every story. Readers will share the rush a boy feels when he leaps off a cliff into a ravine or feasts his eyes on a beautiful woman. They’ll find stories that show what it takes to survive prep school, or a hurricane, or the night shift at Taco Bell, or first love. Graham Salisbury knows better than anyone what makes an island boy take chances. Or how it feels to test the waters, to test the limits, and what it’s like when a beloved older brother comes home from war, never to be the same.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Hurricanes, volcanoes, capsized fishing boats in shark-infested waters, cliff-diving in a dangerous ravine, and a mysterious stranger at the Taco Bell are among the thrills in this excellent ... Read full review

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I gave this book a three because it did not really interest me in any way. There wasnʻt really any important events. People from hawaii would like this book.


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The Ravine
Mrs Noonan
Forty Bucks
The Hurricane
Frankie Diamond Is Robbing Us Blind
Waiting for the
The Doi Store Monkey
Hat of Clouds

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