When Camilla found a shoebox full of wallets in the closet, she immediately understood it was her brother Micke who had stolen them. Camilla chose not to tell anyone, since she wanted to help him without betraying him. Maybe he has had enough of betrayal in his life, she thinks. But then one day, the police pay the family a visit. Micke has gotten caught, and even worse – he is in the hospital.
When Karin Wahlberg tells eleven year old Camilla’s story you have no other choice than to open your heart. With a cruel stepmother, am absent minded father and a big brother who cries for help by provocing his surrounding, Camilla tries to maneuver her skittish everyday life.