Carrie is a shy, gawky fifteen-year old girl with a mother who’s a religious fanatic  – Carrie’s always the odd one out. She’s the one they all laugh at.  All she wants is to be normal, and accepted by her peers. But after a traumatic bullying incident, Carrie finds she has telekinetic abilities. When she’s invited to Prom Night by handsome Tommy Ross, it’s a dream come true – it looks as if she can take the first step toward social acceptance. But when her classmates heap the ultimate humiliation on her, her abilities immediately run riot, creating a horrific and endless  Prom Night for all those who mocked her… King’s first novel, continuously in print since 1974.