A young Chinese girl named Mulan disguises herself as a male soldier and bravely takes her father's place in the Imperial Army to bring honor to her family. With the help of her guardian dragon, Mulan must battle the enemy and save the imperiled Emperor.
Jesminder "Jess" Bhamra is the 18-year-old daughter of Punjabi people Sikhism living in Hounslow, London. Juliette "Jules" Paxton is the same age and the daughter of a native English family. Jess is infatuated with football, but because she is a woman, her conservative family won't let her play. However, she sometimes plays in the park with boys, including her best friend, Tony, a closeted gay man.
A teenager finds himself incarcerated at a New York juvenile detention center and charged with robbery and felony murder.