The little boat hides from sailors, not wanting to go out on the open sea. She is afraid of what might happen out there since she's so little, but she soon hears the stories from other boats. It sounds exciting out beyond her dock, so she decides it is time to go on an adventure.
She feels so lucky when a skipper chooses her to take out on the water. The little boat is honored to be chosen, and she swells with pride. However, it’s not long before a sudden storm swoops in, endangering the skipper and his crew.
The little boat is tossed to and fro, and it seems as though she might break. Will she fight, or will she give up and sink? When the skipper gets scared, the little boat knows what she must do! In Storm Surge, colorful images and lyrical rhyme engage readers in a harrowing tale that highlights what it means to dig deep and persist even when the going gets tough.