Derek Greene is a small-town boy who has not one friend. He is abused by his step-father and older brother and everyone else in school. Derek doesn't just get physically abused, he gets it mentally to.On the other side of town, Kasey Webbers is an outgoing girl who has a loving family. She is new in town and is just starting school. After a terrible accident, Kasey's life turns upside down! Read to find out how a weeping willow tree brings these two mismatched pair together in this tragic romance novel!