Sam is a hyperintelligent and hardworking 14-year-old girl who leads a happy life with her father and her two brothers. She is a good student, very strict with herself and she is always on time. Since her mother Vera died, she has felt responsible for the family. One morning she is struck by a large truck and she dies. In the hereafter she finds her mother waiting for her. She discovers that there is a way back to life, but will she succeed in taking her mother with her?
In the afterlife Sam encounters her dead mother and tries to find a way to bring them both back to the real world.