The despair of a child. The ruin of innocence.
The hope that can be built from broken hearts.
The easiest thing to crush is the innocence of a child...
"Bird" Jackson is a young girl whose life with her parents is painful and frightening. She turns to her reclusive neighbor Miss Zora, to escape the harsh realities of her home life, and it is through their friendship that Bird learns to dream of a better life. But Miss Zora knows that Bird and Phoebe cannot survive on dreams alone, and that there is only one way to save them.