When Dede, Samaje, and their mother move from Chicago’s North Side to a more affordable apartment on the South Side, they find that the span of twenty miles puts them a world away from what they knew. Samaje is jumped on his way to the store. Dede’s school is under the control of rival gangs, the Guardians and the Forgottens, each looking for a new recruit. Meanwhile, their mother searches for a job to keep the family afloat. In Lost in Neverland, new friends aren’t always what they seem, and a family’s love teeters on the cliff between salvation and ruin.