A series of social missteps convinces eighth-grader Elise that remaining silent is preferable to saying the wrong thing and looking foolish. Elise’s journey will speak to anyone who has struggled to find their voice, overcome their doubts, and discover their own self-worth.
Alvin, an Asian American second grader, is afraid of everything—elevators, tunnels, girls, and, most of all, school. He’s so afraid of school that, while he’s there, he never, ever, says a word. But at home, he’s a very loud superhero!