From an early age, twelve-year-old Grace decided that her grandma was
mean. What other explanation can there be for why she kicked her mother out when she was pregnant with her? Grace and her mother have been moving around all of her life. Stick pins on a map show all the locations that they've been to so far. But, Grace thought that mom had finally found a home with Mrs. Greene and Lacey, at least it was starting to feel that way to her. However, mom got to pacing and said it was time to move again. Grace doesn't stand for it and tells mom that she isn't going, leading mom to go for a walk and have a terrible accident by the river bank. Grace is then told that she will be living with her grandmother, when all she wants to do is stay with Mrs. Greene and Lacey. Initially, Grace tries everything possible to make grandma send her back to Mrs. Greene, but grandma pays her no mind. As Grace begins to explore the town and go to school, she see's signs that she thinks are clues left by her mother leading her home. What she finds is possibility.