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Wonder by R.J. Palacio

I won't describe what I look like. Whatever you're thinking, it's probably worse.

August (Auggie) Pullman was born with a facial deformity that prevented him from going to a mainstream school—until now. He's about to start 5th grade at Beecher Prep, and if you've ever been the new kid then you know how hard that can be. The thing is Auggie's just an ordinary kid, with an extraordinary face. But can he convince his new classmates that he's just like them, despite appearances?

R. J. Palacio has written a spare, warm, uplifting story that will have readers laughing one minute and wiping away tears the next. With wonderfully realistic family interactions (flawed, but loving), lively school scenes, and short chapters, Wonder is accessible to readers of all levels.

Softcover, Books for Young Readers

Published February 14th 2012

Literary Awards
Josette Frank Award (2013),
West Australian Young Readers' Book Award (WAYRBA) for Younger Readers (2013),
Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award (2014),
Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis for Preis der Jugendjury (2014),
New Mexico Land of Enchantment Award for Children (2014)
Judy Lopez Memorial Award for Children's Literature (2013),
NAIBA Book of the Year for Middle Readers (2012),
Waterstones Children's Book Prize (2013), Washington State Sasquatch Award Nominee (2015),
Bluestem Book Award (2014),
Goodreads Choice Award Nominee for Best Middle Grade & Children's (2012),
Carnegie Medal Nominee (2013),
James Cook Book Award Honorable Book (2013),

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