At sunup when the cockerel crows, young Sarah Morton’s day begins. Come and join her as she goes about her work and play in an early American settlement in the year 1627.
There’s a fire to build, breakfast to cook, chickens to feed, goats to milk, letters and scripture to learn. Between the chores, there is her best friend, Elizabeth, with whom she shares her hopes and dreams. But she is worried about her new stepfather. Will she ever earn his love and learn to call him father?