Annie Winters’ whole family is anticipating the birth of her next brother/sister. Even though Annie’s dad is deployed to Germany, Annie feels comforted with thoughts that she will have another sibling. When the baby dies just after birth, the whole family is shaken. It doesn’t affect anyone as much as Annie’s mother. She begins to separate herself from everyone else. Annie feels like she is slowly losing her mother. To find closure, Annie makes a “rock baby” and even befriends recently released “murderer”, Miss Eliza McGee. Will the family reunite after this tragedy in the hills of North Carolina?