Nine-year-old Keiko Mikami just moved to America from Japan and desperately wants to return home. She barely speaks English and feels like a fish out of water. When embarrassment, confusion, and doubt turn into tears of frustration, Keiko is told to keep trying and to remember her grandfather’s story of the koi fish. Will Keiko be able to swim against the current of a new world?
A story about a young girl’s determination, Keiko speaks to the insecurities, fears and hurdles that we’ve all experienced.