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"Wonder" is the funny, sweet and incredibly moving story of Auggie Pullman. Born with a terrible facial abnormality, this shy, bright ten-year-old has been home-schooled by his parents for his whole life, in an attempt to protect him from the stares and cruelty of the outside world. Now, for the first time, Auggie is being sent to a real school - and he's dreading it. The thing is, Auggie's just an ordinary kid, with an extraordinary face. But can he convince his new classmates that he's just like them, underneath it all? Through the voices of Auggie, his big sister Via, and his new friends Jack and Summer, "Wonder" follows Auggie's journey through his first year at Beecher Prep. Frank, powerful, warm and often heart-breaking, "Wonder" is a book you'll read in one sitting, pass on to others, and remember long after the final page.
Published on August 5, 2013 by Galaxy
ISBN-10: 1471350509
ISBN-13: 9781471350504
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  • shock12
    shock12Sunday, August 4, 2013 at 9:25 pm55 stars
    This book is awesome! The main character is a boy named August. He has a deformed face and has been home schooled his whole life. Now, as a fifth grader, he is going to school for the first time. How will the kids react? Well, read R.J. Palacio's first novel to find out what happens.
    • kalie
      kalieThursday, July 25, 2013 at 8:58 am55 stars
      Best book I have ever read!
      • squishysmart
        squishysmartSaturday, July 20, 2013 at 2:23 pm55 stars
        This book is such a great book that I love it tells the story from many different points of views. I also loved or I fell in love with Jake I think he really did learn to love or be very good friends with August. this is a book that I would make anyone read and yes it is that good of s book. I could really not put down this book and finished it in a day . READ WONDER
        • roxbooker
          roxbookerFriday, July 19, 2013 at 11:29 am33 stars
          It made me sad
          • 20amerheb
            20amerhebWednesday, July 17, 2013 at 10:49 am55 stars
            IT was a really emotional and funny book
            • mintshine
              mintshineMonday, July 15, 2013 at 2:47 pm55 stars
              I wanted to read this book because I loved medieval times. this book is not about medieval times, but it is about a prince who is supposedly "killed" but he escapes into a disguise. Will someone find him? read The False Prince to find out.
              • penguin313
                penguin313Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 3:24 pm55 stars
                A great book to read. You get to see different peoples perspective of the main characters facial disorder and how he overcomes his problems.
                • roxbooker
                  roxbookerWednesday, July 3, 2013 at 4:52 pm33 stars
                  It made me sad
                  • sshans2
                    sshans2Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at 7:48 am55 stars
                    AMAZING AMAZING AMAZING BOOK! At first, I didn't think it would be so great, but after I read it I LOVED it! Anyways, it's about a boy named Auggie (August) Pullman who has a type of disease which makes his face not look like most other kids'. He's always been homeschooled until...he not only begins his first year of middle school, but his first year of school with other kids, and with a so to say 'different' face. This book is all about how he adjusts to life in school. There are some kind kids who were happy to meet him on the inside and became great friends with him-- and some rude kids who bullied him. This book is also told from different people's perspective. It starts with Auggie's, then moves on to his caring older sister Via telling the story, his good friend Summer telling the story, etc.
                    • awesomedragon13
                      awesomedragon13Monday, June 24, 2013 at 6:49 pm55 stars
                      It is so awesome! Your either crying, laughing, or crying while reading it! If you like books like Out of my mind you'll like it. Its a good book for boys and girls.
                      • roxbooker
                        roxbookerTuesday, July 2, 2013 at 10:27 pm33 stars
                        I agree

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