Two lonely girls
Two distant continents.
Two widely dissimilar ways of life.
When twelve-year-old Jessica is orphaned, Aunt Sophia takes her to live in
California. Thrown among people who are too busy for her,
she wonders whether she will ever find a place to belong.
Then her Sunday school teacher invites her to join a trip to the Himalayas
to tell children about Jesus. Jessica doesn't know Jesus,
but she does want to see the Himalayas.
While there, she meets Sarita, a girl her own age who works in the fields
to earn her food. Sarita's life experience is so different from her own
Jessica wonders if they have anything in common.
Yet a surprise friendship grows, and Jessica learns it is not always the
person with an easy life who finds true happiness.