THE WILD WEST: James Tyler was always a city kid, until his parents left Boston to seek their fortunes in California. At fifteen years old, James sees his family’s move as a great adventure. A journey filled with excitement and possibility. The chance for a better life.
Until everything goes very, very wrong. Betrayed by the man hired to guide them, the Tyler family meets with disaster on the trail west. Now, having lost everything, James draws to his side, the Widboys, a small ragtag group of boys. Together they confront danger and adversity at every bend on the western trail, continuously testing their courage and determination.