I started reading this, thinking it was going to end with "became the hero" or something so I was thinking Yeah that's basically every YA book out there. But then I finished reading it. Introversion is not a character flaw!
The American school system is not here to educate us or to encourage us to learn; it's here to keep us in line and silent. It's here to keep us from deviating and being our own people and forming our own ideas.