Lovena Petitjules is five years old and she is so excited that she might be able to go to school this year that she can hardly stand it. She has never been able to go to school before. She lives in Galette Chambon with her mother and father, her older brother, and her baby sister. Her father is a farmer, and his mother sells the produce he grows in the market. Lovena loves to sing and she is excited about the learning songs that she will get to learn when she goes to school. She says she wants to be a cook one day and make food for people who are hungry.