Gracelyn is a young girl who lives on a small ranch called Eagle Wings with her family and animal friends. She has to go to a hospital for a life-saving operation and will miss being at home for her twelfth birthday. While Gracelyn prepares to go to the hospital, the animals living at the ranch decide that Gracelyn should have a birthday gift. They work together to surprise her with the perfect present, but how will they get it to her? The clever animals choose a gift that hides its identity and beauty until the time is right.
Together, Gracelyn and her older brother Terry discover the charming secrets of the birthday present. There are even more happy surprises to come, much to everyone's delight. This is a story about giving the best gift of all.