Courgette has nothing to do with a vegetable. He is a courageous little boy. He believes that he is alone in the world when his mother dies. But that does not take into account the encounters he is going to make in his new life in a children’s home. Simon, Ahmet, Jujube, Alice and Beatrice: All for them have their own story and they are as hard as they are tender. And there is this girl Camille. When you are 10 years old, to have a gang of pals, to fall in love, there are lots of things to discover and to learn. And even why not to be happy.