Marina is being raised by her grandparents. Her parents are sweet, but still very young. Some people call her family scum. Marina doesn't have nice toys or pretty clothes. At school, she is being ignored by the teachers and teased by her classmates. Marina is very intelligent, but none of the teachers see that. This changes when Marina meets miss Gaby. This teacher looks at Marina without prejudices and stimulates her to read and write.
Marina tells in an uncontrained manner about her poor childhood. A story that will make you brush away a tear, both from laughing and crying.
Themes: poverty, being different, school, teasing, fantasy