Waata has read "The Short Voyage of the Albert Ross" by Jan Mark while he was in Room 17 in 2011 and Darius interviews him about it.
A young boy finds a raft down by the river but before he can take it on its maiden voyage he must stand up to the school bully. The day Steven found the raft by the river was special. But the next day John found out about the raft. John was a bully and thought the raft should be his. This is the story of how Steven stood up to John and how the raft fared on its maiden voyage.