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Wonder
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Random House Children's Books 2012
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Millions of people have fallen in love with Auggie Pullman, an ordinary boy with an extraordinary facewho shows us that kindness brings us together no matter how far apart we are. Read the book that inspired the Choose Kind movement, a major motion picture, and the critically acclaimed graphic novel White Bird.I won't describe what I look like. Whatever you're thinking, it's probably worse.  August Pullman was born with a facial difference that, up until now, has 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 new classmates can’t get past Auggie’s extraordinary face. Beginning from Auggie’s point of view and expanding to include his classmates, his sister, her boyfriend, and others, the perspectives converge to form a portrait of one community’s struggle with empathy, compassion, and acceptance. In a world where bullying among young people is an epidemic, this is a refreshing new narrative full of heart and hope. R.J. Palacio has called her debut novel “a meditation on kindness” —indeed, every reader will come away with a greater appreciation for the simple courage of friendship. Auggie is a hero to root for, a diamond in the rough who proves that you can’t blend in when you were born to stand out. Join the conversation: #thewonderofwonder#choosekind
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Street Date:
02/14/2012
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780375899881
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Accelerated Reader:
MG
Level 4.8, 11 Points
Lexile measure:
790
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R. J. Palacio. (2012). Wonder. Random House Children's Books.

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R. J. Palacio. 2012. Wonder. Random House Children's Books.

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R. J. Palacio, Wonder. Random House Children's Books, 2012.

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R. J. Palacio. Wonder. Random House Children's Books, 2012. Web.

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Join the conversation: #thewonderofwonder#choosekind
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