An epic coming-of-age story set in the harsh beauty of Nova Scotia bursts to life in this acclaimed series. Based on the best-selling children’s book. For twelve-year-old Williw McClean, growing up at the dawn of the twentieth century on an isolated island is not easy. Willie, his family, and their friends work the mines to survive while they adjust to an ever-changing world of electricity, telephones, and automobiles. Against the backdrop of this breathtaking landscape, Pit Pony explores the hopes, struggles and triumphs of a unique family and island community.