Naomi Vlecke lives with her family on their farm in an Amish community. Naomi works hard looking after the chickens with the help of her little sister, Ruth. One day Naomi and Ruth find an abandoned egg in the tall grass near the road. Compared with their plain and simple Amish ways, the egg is almost fancy. Naomi decides this special egg must be hatched. And when it is, it's plain to see that this is no ordinary chick!