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Hawaii's Statehood Birthday - August 21st!

On August 21, 1959 Hawaii was granted statehood, making the grand total of states in the United States 50.  Celebrate its statehood by enjoying some great stories that take place in this awesome island paradise. 
Calvin Coconut in Trouble Magnet (Salisbury) is about a nine-year-old boy who catches the attention of the school bully on the day before he starts fourth grade, while at home, the unfriendly, fifteen-year-old daughter of his mother's best friend has taken over his room.
In The Million Dollar Putt (Gutman), blind thirteen-year-old Ed "Bogie" Bogard - assisted by his neighbor Birdie - will win one million dollars if he can sink a ten-foot putt in Hawaii's fifth annual Angus Killick Memorial Tournament.
The Beacon Street Girls are on an all-expenses-paid cruise to Hawaii, thanks to Dad's assignment in Ready! Set! Hawaii! (Bryant) It's an amazing trip, complete with volcanoes, horse-back riding, and snorkeling, but all is not going to be smooth sailing for the girls.
If you are looking for a mysterious adventure, try Mystery on Maui (Nancy Drew Series/Keene). Nancy, Bess, and George are on Maui to check out a major international surfing competition. With its white sand, coconut palms, and beautiful blue sea, the setting is pure heaven. But there's trouble in paradise. Big money is at stake in the contest, and someone's playing a dirty game