'My name is August. I won't describe what I look like. 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 kids don't make other ordinary kids run away... show more
'My name is August. I won't describe what I look like. 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 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. 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.
Publish date: March 1st 2012
Publisher: Random House, Inc.
Pages no: 310
Edition language: English
Where to start? This book was one of the most interesting I’ve read this year. The topic is really not a light one and I can tell you that you may want to cry, but also cry tears of joy because August is really a funny little dude. I honestly am speechless after reading this. It shows how much chi...
August Pullman was born with a face deformity and has been insecure his whole life. His parents decide to send his to a public school for his fifth grade year. August must figure out how to make it through his first year of school and how to realize how great he is.
R. J. Palacio's Wonder is an example of how everyone is unique and extraordinary. The main character, Auggie, is born with a facial deformity and dreams to be an "ordinary" boy. Throughout the novel, the reader begins to see Auggie through the other's characters' eyes. With the completion of Wonder,...
Well, I didn't finish this book in time for my real life book meeting which is nothing new. I actually didn't even make the meeting due to exhaustion but I did finish the book because I couldn't not finish it once I began. 4 ½ Stars Wonder was pretty much exactly what I thought it might be and s...