Lorelita and her puppies are having fun at the beach when their great time is interrupted by a hurricane. Little did they know they would be separated. This tender story brings about an awareness of adoption and dog shelters. The capacity to love unconditionally overshadows the emotional despair Lorelita feels. The significance of a tattered tan straw hat with the bright orange bandana unfolds with this spellbinding story. This story is a must read for children of all ages to teach the importance of compassion and empathy.