Ten-year-old Charlotte Bromley lives in a war-torn country. England is being invaded by the Nazis, and her life is restricted. She has rationed food, not much space in her house--and to make matters worse, her father dispppeared recently while researching his favorite topic: time travel. Charlotte believes that portals and traveling through time are actually real, but no one will believe her... until she and her frend get kidnapped by Nazis. Until she finds out where her father is. Until the Nazis force him to tell them about time travel. Then, a portal mysteriously appears in the middle of everything. In a whirlwind of confusion, Charlotte is whisked away to the future, far away from everything she has known so far. And fitting in in much harder than she thought! Soon, this young girl is adopted by foster parents and sent to a school, where she has to make new friends. But when she meets Dakota, Charlotte realizes she might have a good future after all. But as months pass, and Dakota starts to getmore rude and distant every day, she loses one of the only friends she's ever had in this futuristic world. And when her friend from the past--Kitty--finds a way to contact her, she's nearly on the breaking point. Charlotte knows she must go find Kitty...but it may be too hard for her! Can she do it? Read this book to find out!