Paul and his mother sail to the United States of America for more opportunity. When they arrive Paul experiences a lot of new changes: a new environment, a new schedule, new people, and new experiences. At school, in one of Paul's assignments he learns about what makes his country so significant. While at first Paul feels intimidated about representing Haiti, after prodding from his mother to read about Haiti in library texts and the information he learns, Paul regains immense confidence and pride. Find out why the seemingly daunting assignment becomes Paul's favorite assignment and what makes Haiti so special.