Brady reflects on what has happened in his past. He implies that the Corica river is a major problem in the story. This is the exposition because it is leading to the problem of the story.
Brady looks for the red kayak and finds it at the bottom of the river. This is the rising action, because the problem is that Brady found the red kayak under the river, and knew what that meant.
Brady confronts J.T and Digger about the drill. Digger tells Brady not to say anything or all of them will go to jail. This is the turning point of the story, because the character is changing from stressed to guilty.
J.T and Digger go to court and plead their case. They are found guilty and sent to a forestry camp for juveniles. This event is where the huge conflict solves, because both boys are getting what they deserve.
The DiAngelo's put the house up for sale. Brady and his dad are building a boat. This is where the conflict solves, and things are (almost) back to normal.
Guilt can be PainfulThe theme of this story is Guilt can be Painful because Brady and his friends were guilty in the problem of the story. They should've thought before they acted.