Fifteen-year-old Margo Allinger is ecstatic when she starts boarding school at The Haywood School. After years of moving around with her family, Margo hopes she’ll finally be able to make some friends. At first everything seems to go well. Margo’s roommates are the popular girls, she makes a good impression on the tennis coach, and Margo even meets Pete. But when things start to go wrong, Margo realizes that it is up to her to overcome her fears and learn to stand up for herself.