Jas and Mitsu think they are safe from the war on Vancouver Island. Even though Jas' family comes from India and Mitsu's from Japan, the girls are best friends. But then they have a fight, and before they can make up, all the Japanese-Canadians are taken away. Will the two friends ever see eachother again?
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When roller blades and a pair of striped socks threaten to break up Shannon and Rina's friendship, Rina's grandma, Jas, tells a story from her own childhood during WW II. After a fight between Jas and her best friend Mitsu, Mitsu's family and all the other Japanese Canadians in town are taken away by Mounted Police.
Will Jas's story help Sannon and Rina mend fences? And will the two girls find a way to bring Jas and Mitsu back together again after all these years?