Ever since a little girl can remember, it has always just been her and her mother, tackling the world together. People always say they look alike with their brown eyes and thick curly hair. But one rainy day when the mother takes the girl to the local bakery to meet a strange man, everything changes.
Mr. August, who has skin the color of coffee beans, brings his son, Alex, with him. He has a cool job aboard a US Navy ship and is super funny. Alex is very friendly and creative. A few months after Mr. August and the girl’s mom announce they are getting married, Mr. August officially becomes her father as two families blend into one and realize a new beginning together.
In this heartwarming tale for children, a girl and her mother become part of a newly blended military family as they continue on a loving journey through life together.