Gabi´s mother always pressure her to be careful with boys, to keep her eyes open and apply the values of the family. However, she also feels unsure about herself because her family say she is not Mexican enough and at school she is not American enough . This causes Gabi to doubt about were she belongs in the world.
Cindy and Sebastian are facing there own problems because one is gay and the other one is pregnant. This is causing Gabi to get dragged into their problems because she is best friends with them. While of of this is happening the group of friend are planning to go to college and are applying to get scholarships and acceptances to a University.
Gabi finds her dad dead in the garaged from their house, from overdosing on drugs. This makes a big impact in her life because she knew that her dad was an addict and was always roaming the streets. Now at the end of the day he would never come home because he was dead
During the period of time Gabi started experceing her love life and wtites poems to express herself. She goes to coffee place with Her boyfriend Martin and their english teacher to share their poems.
Since her father died she writes letters to tell him what is going on in her life and how she is feeling.
At the end Gabi learns how to be more confident in herself and continues to build a better futter for her. She knows she is little over weight and has family who is alwasy reminding her what a good Mexican girl should be like. Gabi is now grown up and is turning into a young adult so she will start making her own descions.