Written By William Emery. Illustrated by Hanae Rivera.
In 1962 a young adventurer, Kenichi Horie, left the shores of his native Japan in a small sailboat he called the Mermaid. Three months later he reached San Francisco, becoming the first person to sail across the Pacific Ocean alone. This book recreates a legendary tale of a courageous boy who dared to follow his dreams. Hardbound: 32 pp.