Antonia's world is turned upside down when a cycling accident leaves her with a broken leg. At first, she is delighted when her parents fly over from Italy to stay with her in hospital. But to Antonia's dismay, she discovers that her father is so shaken by her accident that he intends to take her back to Italy to continue school closer to home! Antonia is devastated to be leaving and requests a few days to say her tearful goodbyes, finishing with the Silver Spires Italian evening. Will the girls of Emerald dorm manage to persuade Antonia's parents that Silver Spires is the perfect home away from home?