When Maddie lived in Vietnam, she was called Mai Linh. Her older brother, Mitchell, was known as Minh. They were given their new names when they came to Australia and went to Boundary Park school.
Maddie is popular at school, but Minh, haunted by dark memories, doesn’t make friends easily. When Minh falls into real trouble, it’s up to Maddie, Mike, Lisdalia, Tanja and Nanh to help him solve his present problems and overcome past fears.