Fama va en Californie by Blaine Ray. Required summer reader for AIS rising FLA Novice Mid.
The second novel in this series of original readers for French students. Premier niveau - Livre B - Level 1. Fama is a 15-year-old girl from Mauritania who goes to California as an exchange student. She lives with a caring American family, but encounters prejudice at school, especially from a girl named Debbie. By chance, Fama finds Debbie in a dangerous situation and acts quickly to rescue her. This incident and what happens afterwards profoundly affect both girls. It is a brief and captivating story. Paperback, 53 pages.