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The Perks of Being a Wallflower

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

ISBN: 1451696205

Title: The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Author: Stephen Chbosky

KDL Description:

TEEN CHBOSKY

Charlie struggles to cope with the complex world of high school as he deals with the confusions of sex and love, the temptations of drugs, and the pain of losing a close friend and a favorite aunt. Along the way, he finds himself belonging in a group of outsiders who are trying to resist the social expectations and perspectives of their peers.

Amazon Description:

standing on the fringes of life . . . offers a unique perspective. but there comes a time to see what it looks like from the dance floor. since its publication, stephen chbosky’s haunting debut novel has received critical acclaim, provoked discussion and debate, grown into a cult phenomenon with over a million copies in print, and inspired a major motion picture. the perks of being a wallflower is a story about what it’s like to travel that strange course through the uncharted territory of high school. the world of first dates, family dramas, and new friends. of sex, drugs, and the rocky horror picture show of those wild and poignant roller-coaster days known as growing up.