|aSecret friends |cElizabeth Laird ; illustrated by Jason Cockcroft.
|aLondon |bHodder Children's Books|c2002.
|a93 p. |bill. |c20 cm.
|aAlthough the other girls at middle school make fun of Rafaella and she avoids her when they are around, Lucy gradually gets to know her and her "foreign" family and is devastated when she learns the result of all the teasing Rafaella has endured.