Just as Katy is feeling settled in her new school, everything falls
apart at home. Her father, believing she needs a mother, starts courting
a woman Katy refuses to accept. Tensions rise as Katy schemes to send
the woman packing. Meanwhile, the pressure builds at school as Katy
joins the debate team, encounters a teammate’s scorn, and faces her
growing feelings for a boy her father will never accept. Can Katy prove
she doesn’t need a mother’s guidance even as she discovers more of what
the world offers?