The Julian Chapter: A Wonder Story
Publish date: May 13th 2014
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
Pages no: 85
Edition language: English
4,5 stars. I was glad to read Julian's story, since it's the only thing that's left incomplete in "Wonder". It's interesting to see the POV of the bully, because most of the time it comes from people's own insecurities and fears, and that's something worth exploring a bit further.
As a follow-up to her hugely popular Wonder author RJ Palacio wrote a short story from the point of view of the bully, Julian. I really like what she has done here. In writing Julian's story she has humanized him, and shared his motivations. By sharing the story in Julian's words, she helps t...
I can't say I'm too fond of Before (the retelling of Wonder from Julian's point of view), but I loved Grandmère's part, even if Julian and his mom switched their positions too quickly for my taste.
If you haven't read Wonder by R.J. Palacio, you are missing out. It's about a boy with a facial deformity who has been homeschooled all his life and starts fifth grade at a private school. The story is told from different points of view including Auggie, his sister, his friends, and a few other char...
This review can also be found at Carole's Random LifeI received an advance reader edition of this book from Random House Children's Publishing and Net Galley for the purpose of providing an honest review.5 StarsI was one of the many people who fell completely in love with the book Wonder, which told...