The Ryder family insisted on keeping themselves to themselves. Theresa and Jeffery Ryder’s marriage started out perfectly, until about the second week, then it began a free-fall spiral to hell. Abandoned by his parents during their bitter divorce, 12-year-old Norton Ryder seeks the guidance of an unlikely mentor and recluse: Cleveland Browns Hall of Fame wide receiver, Percy Hawkins. Neither realizes that their lives will soon be enriched by their relationship, and then quickly imperiled by the shocking death of "Haggy Mary" the town slumlord. Catching Baby Moses is a family drama filled with intrigue, hope, and the will to overcome evil with good.