Verse tells the story of Tyler, who feels meek when other kids are around. But when a new girl comes to school who is also shy, Tyler knows exactly how she feels. The new friends find a shared interest and through that, connect with the other kids in their class. Includes a note to parents with tips on how to encourage reading and on how to help your child learn to read. Also included is a list of words to "point and read" to help young readers learn new words. As each word is read by a narrator words are highlighted on the screen. Sounds effects are also included.