It's 1900 . . . and Rose's world is changing. At last she can go to a proper school where she makes a best friend, learns more than just embroidery and even gets to play in a proper cricket match. But at home, Mother is dangerously ill, Father is worried about Federation, and Aunt Alice is getting in more trouble than ever . . . Join Rose again on her adventure in the third of four exciting stories about a Federation girl who's determined to do things her way!