Meet Caroline Quiner...the little girl who would grow up to be Laura Ingalls' mother. Caroline watches eagerly as new beginnings spring up overnight and more and more families move into the growing town of Brookfield, Wisconsin. There are all sorts of new, exciting things for Caroline to do! She marches in her first Independence Day parade, a circus comes to town, and new neighbors become special friends. But then the family has a chance to move to another farm. Will Caroline have to say ggod-bye to the little town of Brookfield?