Eleanor and Park

By Rainbow Rowell

Through their differences, love emerges

Eleanor is the new girl at school who is perfectly fine with her weirdness, frizzy-red hair and her style (or lack) of clothes. Park is cool, into his music and of Asian decent, but keeps to himself. As the two are forced to get to know each other on their daily bus route, they become interested in each other's differences and begin to fall for each other. Because of Eleanor's dysfunctional family, their relationship becomes challenging and dangerous. Park desperately tries to save her from the dangers she faces. Eleanor has to eventually make a decision on whether or not it is healthy for Park to be involved with her.

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