This film chronicles four girls' coming of age and the precarious moments between being a little girl and becoming a young woman. As they grapple with issues of school, family, friends, and identity, the film allows viewers to see what girls face during this pivotal time of puberty, while providing a vehicle for discussing important developmental milestones. How do girls develop healthy identities while growing up in increasingly challenging communities? What does it take for a girl of color to grow up in our cities today? What do parents need to do help their daughters succeed? How do families maintain their home culture while supporting their daughters navigating the American landscape? Additionally, the film sheds light on the inner life of girls in our communities and reveals the spark and resilience each girl must cultivate in order to maintain a high self-esteem and love herself. Note: Contains potentially offensive language and mature themes.