Nova Scotia, 1762: Elizabeth and Mathilde have become best friends, but the animosity between Mathilde's Acadian family and the local settlers may force the LeBlancs to move away from the place they call home. Elizabeth cannot imagine her life without Mathilde, with whom she plays and shares stories. Even the birth of her new brother doesn't stop her from thinking about losing her friend. She is determined to do everything she can to keep the LeBlancs where they belong. Will Elizabeth's prayers be answered?