Like his father and grandfather before him, 14-year-old Tomfs Torres dreams of catching a great shark in the Sea of Cortez -- and he will catch it, although there are other things he should be thinking about. With an education, her could someday become a marine biologist. Tomfs's family want him to stay in school. But Tomfs knows he will be more help to them if he leaves school now to become a fisherman. Should he drop out? The choice is Tomfs alone -- a difficult one for a boy just becoming a man. It is only underwear, in a confrontation with the fisherman's greatest prize and worst enemy, that Tomfs finds the strength to make his decision.George, Jean Craighead is the author of 'Shark Beneath the Reef' with ISBN 9780064403085 and ISBN 0064403084.