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Wonder

by R.J. Palacio

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Wonder by R.J. Palacio
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    Feb 2012, 320 pages

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Shikranya

Wonder
Amazing, so tearjerking.
Sara

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I won't describe what I look like. Whatever you're thinking, it's probably worse. (A passage from the book)

Wonder is a book about a boy called August who is very different from most other kids but he sees himself as an ordinary kid. As a usual kid, he loves Star Wars, science and Halloween. He also lives with his mum and dad, Isabel and Nate and his sister via. Because of his face problem he has been home-schooled by his parents. Because he is growing up and he is supposed to be in year 5 by now his parents decided it was time for him to join a school. So, he joined Beecher Prep. If you’re a new kid you will know how hard to is to fit in and make friends. The thing is August is just an ordinary kid, with an extraordinary and different face. Will he be able to find friends and convince his classmates that he is just like them, despite his face?
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R.J Palacio has written this book to bring joy, sadness and laughter all at the same time. One minute you are laughing and the next you are crying in tears. This book is such an uplifting book that tells a marvellous story of August's life. This book is available to all readers. This book is skilled for ages 8 readers.
Bryan Arevalo

Wonder
Wonder is the best realistic story about a kid who has many challenges to overcome and this also inspiring because it tells YOU to not judge people how they look and be their friend.
Keagan

Wondering about Wonder
After I finished this book I couldn't stop restarting it again and again. There's just so much you could learn from it and I thought that the more I read it the more I was understanding and learning! I really used the material that I got from it to help make more friends! If it weren't for "Wonder" I would not have my best friend, she is not deformed or anything but I have back problems and I finally got the nerves to hang out with people not of my kind when I read "Wonder"!!!
Bob

Wonder
A very interesting, heartwarming and fantastic book overall.
LaCaiya21

awesomeness
This book is sweet and touching, you should read the second one also.
Tonya

Wonder
It's the best book ever. It made me cry,
RuthW21

My 9 year old absolutely LOVED this book!
This a is fantastic book for older children and teenagers to read. Its about a boy born with deformities and how he manages to get through life. It is written through the eyes of different characters and remains very realistic through out. I did wonder how my daughter would react but it has given her a greater understanding of people with differences and has enthused her to reading. We wait with anticipation for the author's next book. Please make it soon.
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