Micah, a poor shepherd boy, makes a wonderful discovery amidst the tumult and uncertainty of ancient Israel at the time of Christ’s birth. After Roman tax collectors punish their family for being unable to pay their taxes, young Micah and his sister, Rachel, set out to acquire the treasure that will save their home. Their quest takes them on an adventure that puts them in the middle of one of history’s greatest moments. Micah and Rachel meet strange characters and witness unusual events as they follow a brilliant star to Bethlehem. Soon they are caught up in the drama that surrounds the tiny town as angels, kings and shepherds report the arrival of a treasure beyond Micah's wildest dreams. Then Micah is faced with the most important decision of his life. Will he trade information about the whereabouts of a special baby in exchange for the riches he has longed for? Or will he find a treasure of greater value than gold?