Mary Alice MacGyver has just turned nine years old and is in over her head when Mrs. Reed asks her to look out for her grandson, Andrew, at school. What begins as an uncomfortable responsibility turns into a lasting friendship changing Mary Alice's outlook on life forever. Follow Mary Alice as she moves from adventure to adventure living on a small farm in Upstate New York. She learns how to make friends, handle bullies, put up with a domineering older sister, and develop her talents. With the strong love and support of her family, Mary Alice grows to believe in herself and to value her gifts and talents.