In September Sarah returned to J. P. Rawlings Elementary School. At the end of fourth grade, Sarah told everyone she was moving. However, the family did not move from Millersville. Sarah was happy. But Sarah found things very different after a summer away from home. Sarah's best friend, Peggy, was no longer on the swim team and not really a best friend anymore. Sarah seeks advice from her father but daydreams while he's speaking and doesn't want to admit she missed his input. Swim practices become complicated when Sarah's mother has a slight accident and cannot assist Sarah with her long beautiful hair. School life is dull until a new student, Theresa, arrives. Life is changing. Sarah needs answers. Sarah seeks answers from the One source she was taught would always be available. Finally, Sarah is changed, and it is for God's glory that makes all the difference. Melanie Thwaites was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. She attended Ithaca College in upstate New York before going to Georgetown Dental School in Washington, DC. After her postgraduate training at the University of Maryland School of Dental Medicine, Melanie combined family life, teaching and for a short time private practice. She is a pediatric dentist and teaches at Howard University College of Dentistry. She loves children and creative writing. This is her first novel for children. Melanie has a love for poetry as well and tries to combine teaching and learning basic principles of Christian living in everyday life experiences.