Four inseparable 11-year-old girls share the last summer before middle school in this charming coming of age story. Vanessa (Alice Ziolkoski in her award-winning performance) is an aspiring actress up for her first feature film. Lizzie (Meaghan Hughes) tries to help her brother adjust to life at home after he returns from the war. Jess (Sarah Butterworth) struggles to cope with her parents' separation. Peri (Sydney Fox), the new girl, hides a desperate secret.
But as the summer unfolds, each girl finds the strength to face each challenge knowing that best friends are always there for you -- no matter what. Emmy-winners Adam Arkin and Valerie Mahaffey (Northern Exposure) costar in this uplifting film the Heartland Film Festival hailed as "Incredible...inspiring...excellent for families."