Gilly Hopkins, aged 12, was abandoned by his mother when he was just a baby. Since then, Gilly changed many adoptive families because of its difficult. Ellis, his social worker and has found a new home, Mrs. Trotter. Despite the old lady’s kindness, adaptation is quite difficult. In college, it’s Gilly is pretty hard to make friends. When gentle Agnes wants to approach her, Gilly rejects. However, using tenderness, Mrs. Trotter takes a milder Gilly. Gilly’s life is turned upside down when his grandmother visits her and asks her to move.