Merci is beginning sixth grade at a private school where she doesn’t really fit in with the other kids. She and her brother attend the school on scholarships and don’t have as much money as some of the other families. Merci lives with her extended family in three small homes that are built beside each other. Her grandfather and grandmother live in one of the homes and her grandfather has been acting different lately. Merci already feels the pressure of being one of the poor kids at school and now she suspects something is wrong with her grandfather. Follow Merci as she learns to navigate her new school and her changing family.