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Author: R J Palacio
Publisher: London : Corgi, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Wonder is the funny, sweet and incredibly moving story of Auggie Pullman. Auggie wants to be an ordinary ten-year-old, but he is far from ordinary. Born with a terrible facial deformity, 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 -  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R J Palacio
ISBN: 9780552565974 0552565970
OCLC Number: 903883577
Notes: Originally published: London : Bodley Head, 2012.
Awards: Commended for Berkshire Book Award 2013 (UK)
Short-listed for Wandsworth Schools Fabulous Book Award 2014 (UK)
Short-listed for Golden Dragon Hong Kong Award 2014 (UK)
Short-listed for Hampshire Book Award 2015 (UK)
Long-listed for UKLA Book Award 2012 (UK)
Long-listed for Carnegie Medal 2013 (UK)
Description: 95 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: R.J. Palacio.

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Whatever you're thinking, it's probably worse.'Auggie wants to be an ordinary ten-year-old. He does ordinary things - eating ice cream, playing on his Xbox. He feels ordinary - inside. But ordinary  Read more...

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"Remarkable . . . It has the power to move hearts and change minds" * Guardian * "Incredibly charming, brutal and brilliant" * Observer * "It wreaks emotional havoc . . . To finish it with a firm Read more...

 
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