Ruth Byler has never failed at anything in her life, but Zach Bender is going to test the limits of her heart.
Ruth Byler has only wanted one thing in her life--to become a school teacher. Her dreams are put on hold when Zach Bender crashes into the school house the day before school starts. Like everyone else, Ruth considers Zach irresponsible and careless. But as she gets to know him, she discovers the secret he's been hiding from everyone. Ruth wants to help Zach, but will he let her? And will she realize she needs him too?