In book three of the Sydney’s Journey series, Sydney has at last come to terms with the anguish of being a bully and being bullied herself. But when her boyfriend reveals that he is looking forward to going away to college, another issue arises: her deep separation anxiety. Sydney retreats into herself and pushes her boyfriend and others away. Luckily, her best friend points out that her response is not healthy. Sydney decides to attend a Native women’s sharing circle with her mother. Here Sydney realizes that the quiet storm troubling her heart can finally be healed.