Lucia Osborne knows that her condition - She is about to become a single mother - will have the townsfolk gossiping. And some members of the school board will use her "mistake" to get her fired. Lucia is also aware that hiring cowboy Jim Whitley to teach the difficult seventh graders is going to get her into more trouble. But when she sees how the kids respond to Jim, Lucia knows he is the right man for the job. Could he also be the right man for her?