Sarah Goodwin can hardly wait for her first year of school to begin. 'I'll have a girlfriend at last,' she thinks. But when she reaches the one-room schoolhouse on Yonder Mountain, she finds nothing but boys, boys, boys! How will Sarah get along with the boys on Yonder Mountain? Will she make new friends? Will she forgive Lijah and Trace for what happens to her doll? Will her prayer for another girl on Yonder Mountain be answered? Six-year-old Sarah tackles her problems with the determination of a mother hen protecting her nest. But sometimes even determination does not help, and Sarah learns to seek help from wiser sources. In the process, Sarah gives as much help as she receives.