After spending his young life traveling with his musician father, Charlie Nelson has roots for the first time. Living with his mother in a small Appalachian town in western North Carolina, Charlie struggles to find his place in this new world, which isn't without challenges. Living in poverty, dealing with bullies, and having no friends, Charlie's new life is anything but a fairytale. If it were up to Charlie, he'd stay at home and play his guitar... but life doesn't always give us what we want
Music, Baseball and Bullies. Charlie's life is busier than ever as he continues to put down roots in his community, making friends and enemies, and explore who he wants to be. Charlie decides to follow the two things he always loved when he was a kid, music and baseball. Joining the school team and forming his first band both pull him in different directions, adding to the pressures he already faced with school, bullies, making friends, and trying to become his own man.
Everything is going Charlie's way. He's survived his first year at public high school, has made lifelong friends, and has a brand new record deal that will, hopefully, launch his music career for real. As always seems the case, misfortune strikes whenever things are going too well. Charlie’s life is turned upside down and his future plans are put in to jeopardy when a problem from his past returns. Can Charlie keep his life together or will it all come falling down around him?
Charlie Nelson's life is on track. His music career is gaining momentum, he has amazing friends, a beautiful girlfriend, and he's finally gotten rid of his alcoholic father, allowing him to rebuild his relationship with his mother. Unfortunately, life can't be sunshine and roses forever. When a series of traumatic events and personal tragedy puts everything he's worked for in jeopardy, Charlie must struggle to keep it all from falling apart while staying true to himself.