Shelly is so shy, no one knows her, no one talks about her. She has no friends except her pet turtle, Huey Louie.
One night, Shelly writes on a paper star: I WISH TO HAVE A REAL FRIENDS. Her wish comes true when she becomes part of the Butterfly Club. For the first time, Shelly now has lunch buddies. But when she also becomes friends with Vanna, the class outcast, Shelly's torn. With friends on opposing sides, Shelly must learn what it means to be a true friend.