Akshara, whose family is originally from Togo, is the new girl at the high school in town. It’s a school year that Akshara is not likely to forget, as she makes friends and meets a boy, Cooper. Like Cooper and many of the students at the school Akshara is very involved in sports, so she gets along with her new classmates well. But issues arise with her newfound friendship with Cooper when their differences are highlighted by the adults in their lives. Experience how the teens deal with these pressures as they try to maintain their relationship.
- 54 pages of text
- written in present tense
- written in 1st person singular
- story is told alternatively by one of the main characters
- setting: Douglaston, US
- contains a glossary French-English
Information for teachers
This book is intended as a reader for students learning French. While the story has a plot similar to that of Tony and Maria of "West Side Story", the vocabulary and grammar are simple and comprehensible even for those just beginning with French.
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