When fourteen-year-old Haley and her mother, Mara, move to Helen's quiet neighborhood, life for all three women will never be the same.Helen is a genius at breathing new life into discarded treasures that have lost their purpose. She can repurpose feed sacks into aprons, she can turn a wagon wheel into a planter, and she can see beyond the rust and the dents to find beauty in just about everything. Her motto is that everything can be fixed...even people.At first glance, it's obvious to Helen that Haley carries the world on her shoulders, and Mara seems to be loaded down with her own baggage. Helen doesn't want to get involved in their dysfunctional soap opera but can't bear to watch Haley be so hopeless at such a young age.Against Mara's wishes, Haley begins spending her spare time with Helen. Helen is different than any adult Haley has ever met, and she's certainly different than her mother.Helen seems to be the only stable force in Haley's life, and teaches Haley how to repurpose the junk in her garage, giving her confidence she's never had. But when Mara's ex-boyfriend threatens to disrupt their peaceful neighborhood, Helen takes action on Mara's behalf.Is Helen ready for the biggest restoration project she's ever had? She's always told young Haley that everything can be restored, even relationships, but now she'll have to prove it to Haley, Mara and herself or risk Haley losing hope in everything she believes.