Parents seek to ban book from class
Anonymous Patron sends "this article fom JS Online about parents who want to remove the book , The Perks of Being a Wallflower from their child's Arrowhead (WI) school. The parents say that the book appeals to the "prurient interest of minors." The school is reviewing the book. After this title, the complainants have a list of other books they find objectionable, including Amy Tan's The Joy Luck Club and Gabriel Garcia Marquez' Chronicle of a Death Foretold.
For a different take on Perks, NPR had a story yesterday about books to help kids and teens through tough times and crisis, in which the book was highly praised. (Audio download)"