Thirteen-year-old Ronnie has been "returned" for most of her young life. Nine times to be exact. Meaning she has been bounced from foster home to foster home since she was abandoned by her birth mother at the age of eleven to move to Alaska with her boyfriend. According to Ronnie's journal nine moves doesn't count emergency placements and some time with family. But on top of life as a foster child, Ronnie has to also deal with life as a Middle School Student. She finds a friend in the school's outcast, "Cat", but eventually has to choose between being a loyal friend to Cat or becoming popular.