Julia Alvarez appears in the following:
Monday, May 28, 2012
Friday, May 04, 2012
Monday, August 06, 2007
More than 400,000 American Latinas turn 15 every year, the majority of them marking the event with a lavish party called a quinceañera. In Once Upon a Quinceañera, Julia Alvarez examines the history and significance of this coming-of-age ritual as she follows one Queens girl planning her special day.