Meggies brother Eddie is going to war just like their grandpa had in the great war. Eddie was always grandpas favorite and now she misses him.
Meggie moves to willow run Michigan for her dads new job. She starts to miss her grandpa which she used to think was annoying. she hates her new house because it was just thrown together last minute for the people and their families working in the plane factory.
she is neighbors with patches and Harlan they soon become best friends. Harlan thinks that the man that works in the ice cream truck, Arnold, is a spy. they figure out how to steal ice cream from him. Patches and Harlan think the ice cream is great but, Meggie hated the fact that it was stolen.
Meggie meets Lulu and her mother Charlotte . Charlotte is waiting for her husband Michael to come home from the war shes counting his mission. Lulu has never met her father because she is only one. Meggie and Charlotte go to the movies a lot. Meggie loves Charlotte shes pretty and kind.
Meggie is saying good bye to every on since the war is almost over. she gets a package and she finds her grandpas war medal he loved that medal.she talks to Arnold and gives him her grandpas medal.
Meggie rights a letter to her brother hoping he will come home and knowing she loves her family. THE END