Novalee Nation is a 17-year-old Tennessee transient who has to grow up in a hurry when she's left pregnant and abandoned by her boyfriend on a roadside, and takes refuge in the friendly aisles of Wal-Mart. Eventually, some eccentric but kindly strangers 'adopt' Novalee and her infant daughter, helping them buck the odds and build a new life.
- Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
- Studio: 20th Century Fox, Wind Dancer Films
- Keyword: california, baby, supermarket, oklahoma, pregnancy, pregnant minor, change, tennessee, unwillingly pregnant, teenage pregnancy, starting over
- Cast: Natalie Portman, Ashley Judd, Stockard Channing, Joan Cusack, Sally Field, James Frain