Teenagers and peer pressure seem always to go hand in hand. Teens struggle often with the question of whether to conform or to stand up for what they believe is right.
Andrew McKean was a sixteen-year-old example of that intense struggle. Andrew wants nothing more than to date the beautiful dark-haired Penny and focus on his blossoming baseball career, but one thing stands in the way – fear.
If the police discover that Andrew was an accomplice to the awful crime, he faces dire consequences, but there seems to be no way out until…
A mysterious box and a dying man’s wish send Andrew nearly 9,000 miles from home. It’s not easy to leave his family, but at least the long arm of the law can’t cross the International Date Line. At least, Andrew hopes it can’t.
By the time teen readers get to page 372, they know a lot about having the courage of one’s convictions and are better prepared to stand strong when peer pressure hits them.