Aaliyah is an 8-year-old Chicagoan entrepreneur in the making with boundless curiosity about nearly everything. In the little green notebook that she carries, she writes down her many ideas and inspirations. When she finally decides to make one of her inventions, it turns out that it is nothing new. Instead of being discouraged, this spunky inventor goes back to the drawing board. Along the way, she gains encouragement from those who walked the entrepreneurial path before her.