Acclaimed children's author Shutta Crum presents an attractive tale of country living. Brenda Gail Munson is very excited to be staying with her great-grandparents up on the mountain for the summer. But her cousin Melvin has come to visit too, and he's so annoying! When Melvin taunts Brenda, she throws a handful of dirt and stones at him. But instead of hitting Melvin, the dirt and stones hit Morning Glory, great-grandmother's favorite laying hen! Will Morning Glory be all right?