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|Title:||The perks of being a wallflower /|
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|ISBN:||0671027344 (pbk.); 9780671027346 (pbk.); 0613237528 (hardcover); 9780613237529 (hardcover); 1435213572 (lib. bdg.); 9781435213579 (lib. bdg.)|
|Notes:||"An original publication of MTV Books/Pocket Books"--T.p. verso.|
|Description:||213 p. ; 18 cm.|
|Additional Physical Format:||Online version: Chbosky, Stephen. Perks of being a wallflower. New York : Pocket Books, c1999 (OCoLC)741830743|
|Publisher:||New York : Pocket Books,|
|Standard Numbers:||LCCN: 99236288|
|Class Descriptors:||LC Class No.: PS3553.H3469; LC Class No.: PZ7.C43; Dewey No.: 813/.54|
A coming of age novel about Charlie, a freshman in high school who is a wallflower, shy and introspective, and very intelligent. He deals with the usual teen problems, but also with the suicide of his best friend.
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Staying Alive in High School
by jasonfleming73 (WorldCat user published 2006-04-20)
This is a YA book set in 1991/1992. I enjoyed it very much. The main character is a freshman in high school who hangs out with a bunch of seniors. The book is constructed from a series of letters from this kid to an unknown reader, supposedly us. It reads like a diary in that the kid says a lot of things...
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If anything's capable of changing a wallflower
by email@example.com (WorldCat user published 2006-10-05)
Stephen Chbosky's THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER is the simplest book I've ever read. And when I say simple, I don't mean it in the Lennie-From-Of-Mice-And-Men sort of way. I mean it in the How-Are-These-Letters-Getting-Me-To-Feel-So-Much? sort of way. The honest voice trapped within this series of...
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- High school students -- Social conditions -- Fiction.
- Teenagers -- Fiction.
- Letters -- Fiction.
- Diary fiction.
- High school students -- Fiction.
- Adolescence -- Fiction.
- Coming of age -- Fiction.
- Diary novels.
- Epistolary novels.
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