Louisa May Alcott's autobiographical account of her life with her three sisters in Concord, Massachusetts in the 1860s. With their father fighting in the American Civil War, sisters Jo, Meg, Amy and Beth are at home with their mother, a very outspoken women for her time. The story tells of how the sisters grow up, find love and find their place in the world.
Lavinia Pickerell seems an unlikely person to have adventures, going everywhere with her pet cow. But she hitches a ride to Mars, goes in a submarine, speaks at a planetarium, and takes a turn scuba diving.
New 7th Street residents the Mitchell's have flowers planted outside their new home. Immediately, the flowers are dug up by kids from the block. The grandmother of one of the kids, Carlos, sees his involvement and demands he apologize to the Mitchells. The Mitchells accept the apology and offer Carlos a job as gardener and guard of the flowers.