On her family's farm in the Deep South, 14-year-old Sarah Jane clashes with her mother. At every turn, Momma crushes her daughter's dreams. Worst of all, Michael Hutchinson's warm brown eyes witness her humiliation. Sarah Jane must find a way to survive the abuse, for her young brother's sake as well as her own.
"Growing Up in Depression Era Alabama"
Leaving behind all they have ever known and loved, Sarah-Jane and Zeke Hunter struggle to fit into their new lives with an aunt and uncle they barely know. Although Liza and Howard Barnett appear nice enough, could they be the reason Sarah Jane is treated as an outcast at her new school? And worst of all is Michael. His behavior leads to nothing but heartbreak.
"Late 1930s Alabama and the School of Hard Knocks"