Author: Cath Howe
Reading Age: 8-10

Ella is starting a new school, but she is missing her old home, her friends and her dad.  Ella would love to make friends, but she has a family secret, which her mum has asked her not to tell anyone. This is a new start for her family but how can Ella leave her past life behind?

Then the most popular girl in school wants to be Ella’s friend, she can’t believe her luck. Ella now has friends but at what cost?

Ella has some big choices to make, the right ones or the wrong ones. Along the way she soon finds out what real friendship means and just how important family really is.

This is a lovely book that deals with bullying, friendship, absent parents and family and is for anyone that has ever felt a little on the fringes of what’s going on.