Curious ten-year-old Honey Dew loves noticing the special and mysterious. And a summer vacation is sure to bring lots of fun and adventures. Alone and fearless, she travels with her doll Linda to her homeland, Antigua. As the Children's Carnival approaches, Honey Dew eagerly awaits its arrival with her favorite cousins, Jeniya and Michael. When Honey Dew becomes sick during a trip to the countryside, she must face her worst fear. Will all be lost for her summer vacation? Or, will Honey Dew learn far more than she ever expected about her culture, family, and the true meaning of the magic of carnival?