Lou is a shy, thirteen year old girl with an IQ of 160 who is two years ahead of her age-group at school. For a class presentation Lou picks homeless teenagers as her topic. When Lou meets No, an older girl living on the streets of Paris, a friendship develops between the two girls. Driven by a strong sense of justice, Lou decides to try to help No and convinces her parents to allow No to move in with them. No’s presence has a powerful impact on her family, which has been quietly falling apart after the death of her baby sister. But can there be a happily ever after ending to this story?
An insightful novel tackling the true meaning of home and homelessness