"She's going to become the youngest student government officer in Greenwood Elementary history! She'll be the biggest thing to hit little Rhode Island since the invention of coffee milk. Sure, she wears purple leg braces and has a disease called Charcot-Marie-Tooth, but that shouldn't stop her, no matter how weird the name sounds. Onward she marches, bending rules and blasting stereotypes in an effort to win at all costs.
Join Arlene for a wild ride through elementary school politics, an adventure packed with friendships, fierce competition, and some slippery situations. But it's a most unexpected hurdle--her own unfair judgments of others--that helps Arlene realize the value in embracing differences."