When Sarah's teacher gives them an assignment to present a country that is special to them to the class, the "Idea Girl" struggles to pick a country with special meaning to her life. After a sleep over at her friend Mercedes, Sarah becomes interested in Mercedes' Mexican culture, and is excited to learn more for her school project - with the help of Mercedes and her family.
Naylor tells a sweet story of friendship that highlights the differences among people as an important part of what makes them so interesting and unique." - Julie Minnich, Children's Literature.
For ages 7 to 11.
(From the Chapter Books shelf.)