She is teased in school by her pre-teen peers.
She lives in a lonely, isolated, sad world.
The only source of color being...
Jane, having had a life worse than hers, and yet a more hopeful future.
After which, she is able to start connecting...
I remember feeling this way, so left out. Hope it's not in the cards for Lucy, but it may well be, seeing that she looks different from most kids in her class. Hopefully when the time is right, this book will help, literally seeing the light at the end of the tunnel.