Now a Movie: The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Now that the movie is out, the book The Perks of Being a Wallflower, by Stephen Chbosky seems to be enjoying renewed popularity. Currently the Kindle Edition is ranked #4 on Amazon's list of teen best-selling books. At AADL there are 60 requests for 16 copies of the book, which came out in 1999. This coming-of-age novel is about Charlie, a smart, sensitive high-school freshman who deals with the suicide of his best friend along with a range of other challenges.