The summer of 1991 arrives early in the small town of Donaldsonville, Louisiana.Allison Smith a twelve-year-old circus aerialist in her father's circus discovers that her prize albino elephant Chang Phoouk has disappeared. She asks her ten-year-old brother Steve to help her find him to solve the mystery of his capture. Did someone kidnap him in order to earn a ransom? Is Allison's aerial catcher, Jack Everly to be trusted? What is the reason for Chang's weird behavior whenever Jack comes around him?She sets out to find him with Steve. What happens in her quest? Does she run into many obstacles? Sensing that Jack is the kidnapper she and Steve go to Clown Alley, the performer's dressing room and finds out that Chang isn't there.She has to follow the glare of Jack's white shirt into the night to find out.