If I ask for help, people are going to think I'm stupid.
I will have no friends if people find out about my problems.
The main characters are Keisha, Ally Nickerson, and Albert. In the exposition, Mrs. Hall is trying to make Ally write a page describing herself. Ally is having trouble writing with her dyslexia and is trying to avoid the assignment.
The conflict is that Ally has dyslexia and struggles to read and write. She feels really dumb and ashamed, especially with Shay bullying her. Ally wants to eventually overcome her issues.
Ally is too afraid to ask for help with her problems. This is preventing her from getting reading help.
The resolution is that Mr. Daniels realizes that Ally has dyslexia and decides to help her.