This story follows the life of Phoebe Bontrager. Phoebe checks her mail and she recieves a letter that was accidently put into her mailbox. Phoebe decides to send a letter back to Jalon Chupp.Phoebe has been visiting her aunt Bertha who is very set in her ways.Phoebe and Jalon continue their correspondence. Jalon who had a childhood accident is very leary of the word. His letters from Phoebe are a bright welcome. Phoebe and Jalon grow closer. I absolutely loved this story.