How does it feel to go live in a new place where everything seems different and not everyone is friendly? Ali finds out when she’s asked to help Lupe, a new girl in school who comes from Mexico and is being teased by schoolmates. Will Ali make friends with Lupe, or will she ignore her the way she’s been ignoring her own grandmother who has just come from Cuba? Will Ali realize that whether you are young or old, being the “new kid in town” can be scary and lonely? Will she embrace her own Hispanic heritage and stand up to the bullies to make the newcomers feel welcome?