Chinese American Ellie is an outsider at high school who writes love letters & texts for shy Paul who is in love with Astrid. Ellie also is attracted to Astrid. The tale ends in friendship & new purpose for each of the 3.
A band of teenage guerrillas hold a hostage in the Columbian mountains where their discipline gives way to savagery.
A h.s. mean girl wakes up each morning to relive the preceding day until she learns how to live right before she dies, namely to care for an outcast girl bullied by her close friends.
18-year-old Star joins a team of youth selling magazine subs in the American heartland & discovers love, human decency, a sense of belonging, & also loss.
Two women who are lifelong friends become sexually engaged with the teenaged son of the other, with inevitable results of hurt and alienation.