After five years without rain, times were hard for the folks living alongside the Little Missouri River in western North Dakota. While there was always hope that things would improve soon, for the Steiner family, things were about to become even more difficult.
A devastating accident and the never-ending struggle with poverty forced Julia to grow up quickly and taught her to trust God. In spite of the trials, the kindnesses of neighbors and friends shone through when they were needed the most. Julia is the story of a young girl who learns to face courageously the overwhelming challenges of each new day, while she is strengthened through the blessings of God's providence