Elizabeth Thatcher, a young teacher who comes from an affluent family is in for a massive culture shock when she is given her first classroom assignment in Coal Valley, a frontier town where almost everyone is a coal miner. A recent tragedy has killed more than a dozen miners and now their wives are going in to the same mines to earn for their families. The people of the town are very sympathetic towards Elizabeth’s position and try to help her settle in but the constable sent with her feels that his career has been destroyed in order to offer Elizabeth protection.
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When Calls the Heart The Heart of the Community
To raise money for new school supplies, Elizabeth and the kids throw a carnival. But for Phillip, the new kid in Elizabeth's classroom, the carnival sheds new light, and possibly even hope, on his relationship with his distant father.
When Calls the Heart Heart of a Teacher
Elizabeth fights to clear her name and get her job back; Jack gets some troubling news; Wyatt and the railroad continue to make problems for Hope Valley; the children have to deal with a stern new schoolteacher.