Azad has big dreams for his older brother: he wants Tigris to become a championship high jumper in their native Iraq, and perhaps even an international champ. But after a bombing has the boys running for cover, Tigris is unable to speak, and young Azad must now look out for his big brother.
Deciding they must get their family to a safer country, the boys’ parents send them out of Iraq. By mistake, the boys get stuck in Sweden. To stay in the new country, Azad and Tigris must pretend to be members of another Iraqi family entering Sweden at that very moment.
Character is tested and high jumping skills meet high flying smarts as Azad and Tigris learn that there is more than one way to become a true champion!