The perks of being a wallflower

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Read the cult-favorite coming of age story that takes a sometimes heartbreaking, often hysterical, and always honest look at high school in all its glory. Now a major motion picture starring Logan Lerman and Emma Watson, The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a funny, touching, and haunting modern classic. The critically acclaimed debut novel from Stephen Chbosky, Perks follows observant "wallflower" Charlie as he charts a course through the strange world between adolescence and adulthood. First dates, family drama, and new friends. Sex, drugs, and The Rocky Horror Picture Show . Devastating loss, young love, and life on the fringes. Caught between trying to live his life and trying to run from it, Charlie must learn to navigate those wild and poignant roller-coaster days known as growing up. A #1 New York Times best seller for more than a year, an American Library Association Best Book for Young Adults (2000) and Best Book for Reluctant Readers (2000), and with millions of copies in print, this novel for teen readers (or "wallflowers" of more-advanced age) will make you laugh, cry, and perhaps feel nostalgic for those moments when you, too, tiptoed onto the dance floor of life.
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9781451696196
9781439122433
9781435213579
9781419387241
9781470330590
9780671027346
9781451696202
Reading Level:
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Level 4.8, 9 Points
Lexile measure:
720L
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Grouping Title perks of being a wallflower
Grouping Author chbosky stephen
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-08-17 11:46:24AM
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subject_facet Bildungsromans, Coming of age -- Fiction, Epistolary fiction, Epistolary fiction, American, Friendship -- Fiction, High school students -- Fiction, High school students -- Social conditions -- Fiction, Letters, Letters -- Fiction, Teenagers, Teenagers -- Fiction
title_display The perks of being a wallflower
title_full The Perks of Being a Wallflower, The perks of being a wallflower / Stephen Chbosky, The perks of being a wallflower [sound recording] / Stephen Chbosky
title_short The perks of being a wallflower
title_sub
topic_facet Coming of age, Epistolary fiction, American, Friendship, High school students, Letters, Social conditions, Teenagers, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Literature