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Program Type: Books/Writing
Age: Adults
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Adults who love reading novels written for teens are invited to a discussion in New Palestine. June's feature is The Perks of Being a Wallflower, by Stephen Chbosky. We encourage you to read the book in advance. Ask for a copy at the circulation desk.

Book Jacket 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. This haunting novel about the dilemma of passivity vs. passion marks the stunning debut of a provocative new voice in contemporary fiction.

Through Charlie, Stephen Chbosky has created a deeply affecting coming-of-age story, a powerful novel that will spirit you back to those wild and poignant roller coaster days known as growing up.