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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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  • kimsam123
    kimsam123Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 1:44 pm55 stars
    August Pullman is a fifth grader with a "deformed" face. He goes to school for the first time at Breacher Prep where he goes through pain, friendships, and happiness. When he goes camping in the woods with his class and other schools, his true friends come out to help him.
    • mgb927
      mgb927Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 1:26 pm55 stars
      This is my favorite book ever!
      • vgvfdvfcfd
        vgvfdvfcfdThursday, September 5, 2013 at 1:56 pm
        You are right
      • ipi
        ipiSaturday, August 31, 2013 at 4:35 am
        My teacher is reading this book. Its really hard for this kid. I say you should read this book!
        • leahisawesome
          leahisawesomeWednesday, August 28, 2013 at 4:46 pm55 stars
          I'm reading this book in class! I feel sorry for this kid, but the doctors can't fix his face. I would say read this book!
          • nancydrew963
            nancydrew963Sunday, August 25, 2013 at 8:06 pm
            this book is so inspiring and wonderful. the quotes are the most amazing words ever spoken! i totally agree with boba3. if everyone in the world read this book, the world would be a better place.
            • carebear
              carebearSunday, August 25, 2013 at 5:18 pm33 stars
              I read a sample of this and it was really good
              • bobo3
                bobo3Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 4:33 pm55 stars
                This book should be required reading for all of humanity.
                • claraoswinoswal
                  claraoswinoswalMonday, August 5, 2013 at 3:52 pm55 stars
                  I abosoulutley loved this book! And I'm sure you will too!
                  • 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!

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