Ten-year-old Esty has selective mutism, an axiety disorder that renders her unable to speak. To make things worse, she has an undiagnosed fear of heights, and when her grade-school teacher unknowingly says that all the children must go up together and ride on the cable car, she panics and runs away. Seventeen-year-old Tehilla finds the runaway Esty and can't understand why the child doesn't speak up for herself. Tehilla has problems of her own and bonds with Esty when she realizes they are fellow sufferers, although from different causes. Read this intriguing story and discover why smart little Esty had stopped speaking and Tehilla finds a solution to Esty's problems and resolves her own dilemma at the same time.