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The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky ★★★★☆

YA / Contemporary
213 pages / First published Feb 1999
Pocket Books (Simon & Schuster)

Charlie is a freshman.

And while he’s not the biggest geek in the school, he is by no means popular. 750 more words


An Open Letter to the Dubuque Community School District

Dear Superintendent Rheingans, Principal Kolker, Members of the School Board, and Members of the Review Committee:

I am an alumna of Hempstead High School (‘02) who has spent my entire adult life working with youth. 1,423 more words


The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

I believe (feel) it’s being over hyped… The book was good and interesting but nothing new. Well maybe there is, but I dint feel as if its new.

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Book review: Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

This book follows the protagonist Charlie as he starts high school through a series of letters written from Charlie to an anonymous person. Charlie has struggled with mental illnesses most of his life and there is a lot of emphasis on his struggle with remaining heathy throughout his freshman year of high school. 336 more words


Review: The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Hi! Welcome to Throwback Thursday! This week I’ll be going back to look at Stephen Chbosky’s novel The Perks of Being a Wallflower. 158 more words


The suicide poem

Extract from the book ‘Perks of Being a Wallflower’, Stephen Chbosky

Once on a yellow peice of paper with green lines
he wrote a poem…

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Why (The Perks of) Being a Wallflower is Worth Your Time

“So, I guess we are who we are for alot of reasons. And maybe we’ll never know most of them. But even if we don’t have the power to choose where we come from, we can still choose where we go from there. 384 more words