It S The S And Pineapple Mogul James Dole Hires Year Old John Priddle S Father To Leave Oklahoma And Move To Hawaii To Work For Him The Island Of Lanai Looks Like Oklahoma Than An Exotic Paradise But Other Things Are Much Stranger Than John Expected The White People On The Island Treat The Hawaiians Miserably And The Only Native In School Who Will Speak To Him Is Carol, A Pretty Dark Eyed Hawaiian Girl Who Becomes, To His Shock, His Best Friend But As Carol Shows Him The Wonders Of The Island, An Insidious Enemy Is Secretly Trying To Harm Carol S Beloved Grandfather Makalii And Steal His Land It Will Take All Of The Strength John And Carol Can Muster To Save Makalii And Return Him To His Beloved Land gr 6 10 167pgs1925, Dole Pineapple Plantation, Hawaii When his father takes a job in Hawaii, 14 year old John has a hard time adjusting When he admires his neighbor Carol s horse, he is shocked when she gives it to him as a present Knowing that she must walk to school, John is talked into giving her a ride At first, John wants nothing to do with a girl, but finds that they have a lot in common including an interest in fishing As he and his parents learn about life on the island, they discover that life is not as perfect as it seems and wonder if they can do something to change it.
Bill Wallace was an American teacher and later an author of children s books He started writing to quiet down his fourth grade students, who loved his stories and encouraged him to make real books.Bill Wallace grew up in Oklahoma Along with riding their horses, he and his friends enjoyed campouts and fishing trips Toasting marshmallows, telling ghost stories to scare one another, and catching
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