Today, adolescents are faced with challenges everyday. They are constantly exploring the world around them and trying to find out how they fit in. The Parallel Universe of Liars (2002) by Kathleen Jeffrie Johnson is a novel that discusses many realistic experiences that occur during teenage life. This novel may create controversy in schools but it also can educate students on actual issues that they will have to deal with. These issues range from sex, race, body image, love, and relationships. Readers will be able to relate to the text and to the main character in some aspect.
By: Kathleen Jeffrie Johnson