Rafi lives in a mobile home park called Paradise Cove with his father and his cat, Scratch. One day when Scratch goes missing, Rafi and his father set out to find him. But when the ground begins to shake, they are thrust over the cliff and land on a huge white sail. Suddenly surrounded by strange characters, Rafi and his father try to figure out the situation they literally fell into. When things turn bad, Rafi is forced to face off against the pirates to save his captured father and find a way home. In this swashbuckling tale, Means Ybarra cleverly weaves an exciting story with a young boy's love for his family and friends. Young readers will be whisked away on a high-seas adventure featuring pirates, cannon balls, treasure, and a lucky cat named Scratch.