Sumaya and Ali are not only best friends, they are cousins. They share many things in common, but as they get older, Sumaya realizes Ali is a little different. She finds out after talking to her aunt Fatima that Ali has autism. Sumaya takes her newfound information and shares it with her classmates. She feels very upset when other kids make fun of Ali or stare at him too long, so she vows to do something about it.