Student’s are able to make connections with the young boy Woodrow; living with his grandparents and being awkward. They also enjoyed and make connections with trust, judgment and acceptance.
Woodrow’s mother, Belle Prater disappears, so he goes to live with his grandparents, in Coal Station, Virginia. Next door lives his cousin Gypsy, who lost her father. Although she is the town beauty, she has hidden sorrows of her own, Gypsy is curious as to what happened to Belle Prater (her aunt) and is charmed by her cousins awkwardness; finding out they have a lot in common.