Wonder - R. J. Palacio


By R. J. Palacio

  • Category Genre: Fiction
  • Release Date: 2012-02-14
  • Author: R. J. Palacio
Our rating: 5/5 stars

4.5 Score: 4.5 (From 6,809 Ratings)

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Over 6 million people have read the #1 New York Times bestseller WONDER and have fallen in love with Auggie Pullman, an ordinary boy with an extraordinary face. 

The book that inspired the Choose Kind movement.

I won't describe what I look like. Whatever you're thinking, it's probably worse.

August Pullman was born with a facial difference that, up until now, has prevented him from going to a mainstream school. Starting 5th grade at Beecher Prep, he wants nothing more than to be treated as an ordinary kid—but his new classmates can’t get past Auggie’s extraordinary face. WONDER, now a #1 New York Times bestseller and included on the Texas Bluebonnet Award master list, begins from Auggie’s point of view, but soon switches to include his classmates, his sister, her boyfriend, and others. These perspectives converge in a portrait of one community’s struggle with empathy, compassion, and acceptance.

"Wonder is the best kids' book of the year," said Emily Bazelon, senior editor at Slate.com and author of Sticks and Stones: Defeating the Culture of Bullying and Rediscovering the Power of Character and Empathy. In a world where bullying among young people is an epidemic, this is a refreshing new narrative full of heart and hope. R.J. Palacio has called her debut novel “a meditation on kindness” —indeed, every reader will come away with a greater appreciation for the simple courage of friendship. Auggie is a hero to root for, a diamond in the rough who proves that you can’t blend in when you were born to stand out.

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  • Wonder

    By liler bug
    This book teaches us how to be nice not mean💗💖💓❤️☮️💟
  • Excellent

    By taayylornicolee
    Only cried a few times, great read
  • Loved it

    By CAR HEN
    It's kind of sad, but has real meaning and love.
  • Inspired

    By Kimmieupnorth
    This book has made me realize that the little things we do everyday can be great things to someone in need. We should all be kind!
  • Just do it

    By jack34;$@
    Amazing movie
  • The best book I’ve read

    By moralesj_
    This book is amazing, I’ll read it again
  • Wonder

    By paypaydunk
    I LOVE this book!!! You should read it.
  • ❤️Wonder❤️

    By ExquisiteSerenity
    This book really is a wonder! I enjoyed reading it so much. I highly suggest reading it. My Precept: Enjoy the greater things in life, while they’re there. -Me P.S. If you enjoyed Wonder, I recommend reading Auggie & Me, also by R. J. Palacio Happy reading! 😄

    By Jy6927
    I LOVE this book i rate it an 1000000000000000 / 5
  • Brought great joy to my heart!

    By Skoldy
    What a touching story! You actually felt the emotional roller coaster that Auggie went through; you felt pain at times and the book had you wanting to stand and cheer at times.....this book is so well written! Thank you to the author for this wonderfully written book.

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