River is a backpacking raccoon, meandering and wandering through the forest. As a nocturnal creature, he has come to love photographing the night sky and collecting “gems” (stars). This story is about River’s journey to capture the most spectacular gem ever (the Milky Way) . Along the way he listens carefully to mother nature and learns important life lessons. This is a sweet tale of how making good choices can help you become your best self.