Apparently, they learn about periods, stepfathers, breast cancer, and other Judy Blume type material. Tragically depressing, stars Elizabeth McGovern, Scott Bakula, and Alison Pill (a moody TV-movie starlet who embodies her name to a T and who wishes she could be Thora Birch) look out of place in this early-80s neo-period piece, especially Bakula with his enormous old west mustache. Basically, the movie treads the same ground as a hundred after-school specials. Snooze.