Meryl Lee Kowalski arrives at a Maine boarding school, haunted by personal loss. Matt Coffin hides out on the coast, attempting to
evade a violent criminal. As war rages overseas and young people at home demand change, Meryl Lee and Matt begin to face their
demons and make fresh choices—singly, together, and with the help of unexpected friends. Set in the 1960s in the world of Gary D. Schmidt's award-winning novels The Wednesday Wars and Okay for Now, this timeless story of grief, growth, and change is full of heart and humor.