Emily Adler

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Sweet 15

Age Level: 14-16

"Destiny Lozada's fifteenth birthday is approaching, and Mami is set on a traditional quinceañera ceremony. However, Destiny's fiery, feminist older sister, America, is against the whole thing, and Papi is trying to stay out of it. Meanwhile, Destiny worries about finding a "caballero," the traditional male escort; starting high school; and her Puerto Rican-American family's financial struggles. With pressure mounting, Destiny seeks escape in skateboarding and watching TV.