A child describes how she lives sometimes with her mother and sometimes with her father, but her dog is her constant companion.
"...the story of how one little girl is reminded that no matter where she is, the love from both of her parents is tucked safely inside of her own heart."
Following her parents separation, twelve-year-old Rain moves with her mother to the country, where she befriends the unpopular boy who lives next door and also seeks a way to cope with her feelings toward her father and his new girlfriend.
Five schoolmates share the stories of their parents' estrangements, divorces, and remarriages and the effects these events have had on their lives.
Amber's life has changed dramatically: her parents are divorced, her father lives in France, her best friend has moved to another state, and now her mother must decide whether to remarry.