Moving from town to town, leaving no trace, never settling down - Hillary Siegal and her footloose parents love their life. To Hillary, each move is an escape, the only thing keeping her from becoming one of the "sleep-walkers" she's seen at all of the seventeen different schools she's attended. Then the Siegals land in Ashwater, California. And this time, they're staying put. Seventh grade isn't going to be a typical school year for Hillary. What can she do if she can't run?