While living at the beach and surfing everyday may seem idyllic 15 year old Jack McHale’s like is upended when his parents separated. Jack struggles to understand his new role in the family and forge new relationships with his parents, also dealing with peer pressure. Jack is falling for a rebellious young girl whose adventurous spirit puts his life at risk. In the end Jack has a decision to make and discovers that a moral triumph brings its own rewards. Learn how to overcome adversity and be brave. This is a great present for a teenager to read.