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Swim that rock / John Rocco & Jay Primiano.

By: Rocco, John.
Contributor(s): Primiano, Jay [author.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2017Edition: First paperback edition 2017.Description: 293 pages : illustrations, map ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780763694470; 0763694479.Subject(s): Families -- Fiction | Coming of age. -- Fiction | Family life -- Fiction | Young adult fictionSummary: 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 suddenly, nothing seems certain in Jake's future, and now his family's diner may be repossessed by loan sharks. In Narragansett Bay, scrabbling out a living as a quahogger isn't easy, but with the help of some local clammers, Jake is determined to work hard and earn enough money to ensure his family's security and save the diner in time.
Item type Current location Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Teenage Fiction Davis (Central) Library
Teenage Fiction
Teenage Fiction ROCC Available T00627224
Teenage Fiction Rangiora Street Library
Teenage Fiction
Teenage Fiction ROCC Available T00627229
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

"Steeped in atmosphere and rich in detail, this adventure captures the salt in the air as well as the omnipresent ticking deadline." -- Publishers Weekly <br> <br> 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, it's up to Jake to pay the loan sharks threatening to repossess his family's diner. Scrabbling out a living as a quahogger isn't easy in Narragansett Bay, but with the help of some local clammers, Jake's determination and hard work may just be enough to save the family business.

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 suddenly, nothing seems certain in Jake's future, and now his family's diner may be repossessed by loan sharks. In Narragansett Bay, scrabbling out a living as a quahogger isn't easy, but with the help of some local clammers, Jake is determined to work hard and earn enough money to ensure his family's security and save the diner in time.