This book is about a little boy who is not normal. He has been homeschooled most of his life. When he was born he had problems, his face was different and there was something else wrong too. By the time he was going into like 5th grade, he had like 27 surgeries on his face. His older sister had always been really supportive along with his parents. Auggie was going to be starting 5th grade at a public school. He went through lots of bullying because he was different. At the same time as all of this was happening his sister was going through some stuff, with a boy, and with friends. She never expressed anything to her parents because she thought they were too busy with Auggie. Their dog also died and the family went through some hard time with that. Auggie eventually made good friends and people stuck up for him when he got bullied.