When 14-year-old Elliot Schroeder is selected by NASA to be the first Junior Astronaut, he has no way of knowing the profound effect it will have on Vincent Ole Tome, a Maasai herder who is also 14 years old. An unexpected event puts the boys in contact via short-wave radio, and an African drought and an in-space emergency bring about a climactic fact-to-face meeting.
A high-flying, action-packed adventure from the author of Rescue Josh McGuire. When 14-year-old Elliott Schroeder is selected by NASA to become the first Junior Astronaut, he has no way of knowing the profound effect it will have on his life and the life of Vincent Ole Tome, a young Masai herder. Adventure fans will find plenty of perilous exploits and intriguing plot twists in this engrossing, hard-to-put-down novel.