Kirkus Star
THE KIRKUS STAR
Awarded to Books of Exceptional Merit




Series: Calvin Coconut


ROCKET RIDE by Graham Salisbury
Released: Sept. 11, 2012

"Calvin continues to charm. (Fiction. 7-10)"
When Calvin Coconut's father schedules a concert in Oahu to promote his popular new album, Rocket Ride, Calvin is nervous and excited to see him for the first time in four years. Read full book review >
CALVIN COCONUT:  KUNG FOOEY by Jacqueline Rogers
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Sept. 13, 2011

"This newest continues to spin a fun and thoughtful yarn. (Fiction. 7-10)"
Sixth in a winning series set in Oahu, Hawaii, this latest about 9-year-old Calvin spins a new twist about his struggle with the island bully that will leave readers satisfied with its auspicious, though imperfect, resolution. Read full book review >
CALVIN COCONUT: HERO OF HAWAII by Graham Salisbury
ADVENTURE
Released: March 8, 2011

Fifth in the Calvin Coconut series, this fast and engaging read focuses on fourth-grader Calvin, who lives with his mom, little sister and a teenage houseguest, Stella, since his father left the family. Read full book review >