Danny is the new kid in school. It's never fun to be the new person. Sometimes people stare, ask questions, or make you feel uncomfortable. And sometimes others can be mean. Anxious about school at first, and amid setbacks and trepidation, Danny is determined to do better. Danny meets another new kid, Timmy who becomes his best friend. Together, the two boys grow and learn, eventually becoming confident, self-assured boys, ready to tackle the next phase: middle school. Danny even closes the year with a big victory! Any child who has been a new kid in school will understand the trials and triumphs Danny encounters throughout his fifth grade year.