PEGGY NOODLE, HULA HOOP QUEEN
During the summer of 1957, Peggy Noodle is the new kid in town. She’s tall and adventurous, and everyone assumes she’ll be a star. But the kids of Peak City are about to learn that looks can be deceiving and by the time it’s too late to convince them otherwise, she leads her basketball team to a disastrous defeat. Peggy finds an unexpected friend in her kind, elderly neighbor who invites her to learn how to hula hoop. Once Peggy Noodle realizes that finding something she love to do makes it easy to do well, everything falls into place.