Format: Reader Grades 8-10
Robert has just arrived in Canada from his native Armenia. Emilie, a French-speaking Quebecker, has just moved to the same community in English Canada. Neither of them has any friends. Monday, they are to begin eighth grade in a new school. They are unhappy and afraid.
The French teacher announces that the class is going to put on a cultural evening.
This book tells a story of friendship and perseverance. Readers will also learn many interesting things about francophone countries and regions.