In the book Adeline had a good relationship with her grandmother Ye Ye but she didn't have an good relationship with her family. Adeline loves school and she will come home with an excitement to her grandmother just talking about her day at school.
Adeline gets an medal from her teacher for being good. Adeline goes home and shows it off but her siblings says that she only got that because she is the teachers pet.
Adeline finds A little baby duck which she names PLT which is short for Precious little Treasure. She brings it home and her brother says you brought food as an joke.
Ye Ye Dies and the family is very devastated And sad that she died. Adeline was very sad to hear the news and was crying a lot when they told her
Adeline goes hong kong and she is in an competition for play writing. She goes to hong kong and she competits.
The book ends when she compiets when she leaves to hong kong and her life if a better.