Ani is a insignificant 12 year old girl with no voice. Someone is talking in her direction an wonders if it's her. The boy who was taking said "yeah you Sardine Girl." Everybody laughs ... that's my name Sardine Girl.A girl who is in a country that is on war.
Ani is sitting in a tree daydreaming.During that time a boy came by named Matthias and started chatting to each other. Between the conversation Matthias asked Ani if she wanted to go the movies (his family work there) . Ani decided if she would lie to her mother to not work in the sardineria which in the end she agreed to go.
When Ani went to the movies what she found was shocking.Four gentlemen came in the movie theater and went were Matthias father was and enter to the room.Matthias took Ani where the men were and wanted her to translate everything.During the translation they found they were spies but before they could run back to their seats, they were caught and got pulled in the room.The men were going to eliminate but they made a comprimise Ani and Matthias would be spies.
Ani and Matthias were spies and the way they would deliver notes about the war by "selling sardines" and secretly giving to them. But they needs Ani's mother approval which first she neglected on it but finally agreed on it because need of money .Ani and Matthias would sell the sardines to the four men and they would be known as the special costumers.
SARDINERIA SARDINES FOR SALE
During the "sell of the sardines it was announce that it would be one of the last ones' and Matthias needed to move. Ani's reaction was devastated but would be with Matthias to say good bye.That day when Matthias would leave, there was an attack with a bomb and airplane attack. It destroyed the city Ani went to look for her mother but, Padre Iñaki told her that she died, Ani neglected the truth but it was truth.When Ani found Matthias he was also lost his parents.
Matthias and Ani are now orphans but they went to a friends barn were most of the survives were there.Matthias avenge from his parents lose but Ani tried to stop him but couldn't. One day Ani's father came from the war to see if she was safe and told her that she would need to be taken to a safer place;England .Ani refused but was forced but she knew she would be someone different not sardine girl.