Eight-year-old jay hates new things. He hates new places. And he hates new experiences. So when his mother announces that the family will be going to Vermont on vacation with friends, he panics. He's never been in the woods. He's never slept in the top bunk of a double-decker bed. And he's never gone 'Without television for two weeks. To top it all off, the twelve-year-old boy who shares his room in the country nicknames him Yellow Blue Jay because he's such a scaredy- cat. Should Jay pack up and head for home?