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Author: R J Palacio; Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.,
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2012. ©2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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August Pullman was born with a facial deformity that, up until now, 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 classmates can't get past Auggie's extraordinary face. Wonder begins from Auggie's point of view, but soon switches to include his classmates, his sister, her boyfriend, and others. These  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Juvenile fiction
Fictional Works
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R J Palacio; Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.,
ISBN: 9780375869020 0375869026 9780375969027 0375969020 9780605575912 0605575916 9780553509977 0553509977 9780329954543 0329954547 9781451758139 1451758138
OCLC Number: 726819876
Awards: Texas Bluebonnet Award nominee, 2014.
Target Audience: Middle School.
Description: 315 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: R.J. Palacio.
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August Pullman was born with a facial deformity that, up until now, 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 classmates can't get past Auggie's extraordinary face. Wonder 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.

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the book of wonder

by loverslane25 (WorldCat user published 2014-03-12) Excellent Permalink

This book is very good.  It is a heart warming,funny, and at some points are heart sobbing.  It teaches kids everyone is different.  in someway you are perfect. You have obstacles in life you must pass. You might be treaty differently but you have to pull through it.  Life is for...
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