Twelve-year-old Hunter Higgins has dreamed of, and prepared for, his first hunting trip but now that he is old enough, he wonders if he can kill an animal, especially with his long-term crush, Annette, nearby.
On September 11, 2001, the lives of two boys on opposite sides of the world are changed in an instant.
Baheer, a studious Afghan teen, sees his family's life turned upside down when they lose their livelihood as war rocks the country.
A world away, Joe, a young American army private, has to put aside his dreams of becoming a journalist when he's shipped out to Afghanistan.
When Joe's unit arrives in Baheer's town, Baheer is wary of the Americans,...