Mikey was once the child star of a very popular TV show in the 70s. Now a has-been, he runs a child talent agency with his brother. He is cynical of the business, and his agency's prospects isn't exactly booming. He then meets the street smart, wise-cracking petty criminal Angie, and is impressed with her ad-lib skills to talk her way out of trouble. He signs her as his new talent, but not without the "hiccups." Angie is too sassy for her own good and Mikey struggles to reform her. But along the way, Mikey learns a thing or two from her and vice versa, and both come out as better people. Angie lands a big contract deal with a cookie company to become its national spokesperson— lifting Angie out of poverty, and lifting Mikey out of his sorry state.
Best part of story, including ending:
It's about an adult who betters his life by taking lessons from a child.
Best scene in story:
When Angie smart talks the CEO of the cookie company.
Opinion about the main character:
Mikey will do anything to be famous again, and he lives vicariously through Angie.