Vibrant, red-headed Maggie MacAuley and her fragile friend Summer Rankin live in a small Kentucky coal mining town in the late 1800's. When Jonathan Stuart, the latest in a succession of educators, actually wants to continue teaching in the one-room schoolhouse, Maggie and Summer know that he is special. So when Jonathan's cherished flute is stolen, the girls try to find a way to restore music to his life. Some descriptions of violence. Followed by "The wind harp". 2006.