Fama va en Californie, by Blaine Ray
Fama is a 15-year-old girl from Mauritania who goes to California as an exchange student. She lives with a caring American family but encounters prejudice at school, especially from a girl named Debbie. By chance Fama finds Debbie in a dangerous situation. She acts quickly and decisively to rescue her. This incident and what happens afterwards profoundly affects both girls. Fama va en Californie can be read without difficulty by second or third semester students. Brief and captivating! Totally in French with glossary included.