It's 1983 and there's excitement in Marly's house. Her grandparents have arrived from Vietnam, and soon her mom will have a new baby. While Grandma tries to make Marly into a 'young lady, ' Grandpa digs up the back yard. Then he brings home Agnes, a goat But the neighbors want Agnes taken away, and then things get dangerous. Will Marly be able to protect her grandpa and her pet?