Joy picked a spot on the wall closest to the door and slid down to the floor. With her hands covering her face and sobbing a bit, she mumbled under her breath, 'I just can't believe this is happening to me. There isn't anyone around here. This is such a mess. What am I going to do?' Joy Jensen is a smart, bubbly eleven-year-old who's moving with her mom and dad to a new neighborhood. She isn't too worried about a new school, new house, or making new friends...until she arrives in a place called Gathering Glen. Then she realizes that moving to a whole new town, away from her grandparents and her friends, is much harder than she thought. As Joy struggles with doubts about finding friends and fitting in, she learns valuable lessons and even enjoys some surprises along the way. Author Cindy North introduces Joy in the first of a collection of stories about Gathering Glen, and young readers will love learning, along with Joy, the importance of staying positive and being confident in yourself. Find out what happens when Joy Moves to Gathering Glen!