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Summer Reading Title Prompts Resistance From Parents, Not Students (The Island)

Date: July 8, 2007
Author: Robin Finn
QUOTE: Commack High School thought it was doing incoming sophomores a favor by adding “The Perks of Being a Wallflower,” a slender and popular $14 paperback, to its summer reading list .... Now “Perks” has been attacked as overly graphic — make that pornographic — by the parents of some Commack 10th graders.

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