Wonder by R J Palacio. Read online, or download in secure EPUB format. Wonder. R.J. Palacio. August (Auggie) Pullman was born with a facial deformity that prevented him from going to a mainstream school—until now. He's about to. NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING JULIA ROBERTS, OWEN WILSON, AND JACOB TREMBLAY! **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. Starting 5th grade at Beecher Prep.

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Editorial Reviews. Review. site Best Books of the Month for Kids, February Wonder eBook: R. J. Palacio: site Store. Editorial Reviews. Review. site Best Books of the Month for Kids, February Wonder - site edition by R J Palacio. Download it once and. Over 5 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.

What's the story? August Bowman is a fifth-rate boy with a severe facial difference.

His parents have protected him from loving many of the external influences before Wander begins. He has been taught home to this point, for example.

But at the beginning of the book, his mother decided that it was time for the courage to experience the real school.


Ogi disturbs and is afraid of facing the reactions of children on his appearance, but there is also a part of him that wants to do "normal" things. The director of his new school, Mr.

Toshman, offers Ogi a small group of students before starting school, thinking about this will help ease the shift. While some Ogi students meet and accept the type, while others delay a bit ahead of him, others are still severely harsh.

The novel follows the first year of Ogi from middle school from start to finish. It's the year that Ogi experiences the best and worst of human nature and a year of tremendous emotional growth for him.

Is it good? Ogi himself is a very convincing and moving figure - certainly not just a device - and his story is very moving and upgraded. Author R. It's well-written, engaging, and so much fun to read that the pages almost turn themselves.

More than that, WONDER touches the heart in the most life-affirming, unexpected ways, delivering in August Pullman a character whom readers will remember forever. Do yourself a favor and read this book — your life will be better for it.

Every single character seems real and well drawn and oh-so human This book is beautiful. There are many real and well-developed characters, and they each have their shining moments.

Of course, Auggie shines the brightest. But ordinary kids don't make other ordinary kids run away screaming in playgrounds. Ordinary kids aren't stared at wherever they go.

Born with a terrible facial abnormality, Auggie has been home-schooled by his parents his whole life. Now, for the first time, he's being sent to a real school - and he's dreading it.

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All he wants is to be accepted - but can he convince his new classmates that he's just like them, underneath it all? WONDER is a funny, frank, astonishingly moving debut to read in one sitting, pass on to others, and remember long after the final page.

To finish it with a firm resolve to be a better person - well, you can't ask much more of any book than that".This book is a glorious exploration of the nature of friendship, tenacity, fear, and most importantly, kindness. It is hard to read this book or watch the movie and not have the strings of your heart touched. Programs Arts and Culture ideaX: An Absolutely Remarkable Thing.

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