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Wonder

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Author:  RJ Palacio
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WONDER is the funny, sweet and incredibly moving story of Auggie Pullman. 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 - and he's dreading it. 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, underneath it all?

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Aug 11,2017
5

Wonder is a great book for everyone and I would give it 5/5 with no hesitation. RJ Palacio has written an second book of Wonder but the a slight difference.It is about the other character's perspective, RJ Palacio has done a great job in these books. Bravo RJ!

Aug 11,2017
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5

I love the book Wonder because it talks about the struggles of middle school in a much more important way. Auggie Pullman was born with severe face deformities which makes him very different from other kids his age. when he goes to school for the first time in his life, he is already 11 years old. Many people judge him for what he looks like but with some loyal friends on side, he pushes through the year with confidence. With a few class bullies and bumps along the way, this year wasn't going to be a smooth ride.

Jun 13,2017
5

Wonder, written by R.J. Palacio, is an extraordinary book about a young boy called August with devastating facial disorders. It's a very emotional and thought provoking book, that's suitable for any age. It's a fictional story set in America, with the boy August being about 12 and just moving to his first high school. Things are tough for "Auggie" as he is constantly being bullied about his face. The story has a perfect balance of description that hooks you dead set from the start. The array of characters and personalities is amazing! Personally, I think this is the best part about the book. Although my favourite part from Wonder is how you get to step into not only Auggie's shoes, but you get every characters perspective. Every few chapters, the story-teller changes and you get different opinions from different characters. 

Wonder is definitely the best novel I've read, and has actually taught me a few things. I recommend it for mainly teenagers and adults; but really, it's suitable for anyone who likes long, compelling books. 

 Wonder is easily worth 5/5. Great book.

 
Jun 13,2017
0

Wonder, written by R.J. Palacio, is an extraordinary book about a young boy called August with devastating facial disorders. It's a very emotional and thought provoking book, that's suitable for any age. It's a fictional story set in America, with the boy August being about 12 and just moving to his first high school. Things are tough for "Auggie" as he is constantly being bullied about his face. The story has a perfect balance of description that hooks you dead set from the start. The array of characters and personalities is amazing! Personally, I think this is the best part about the book. Although my favourite part from Wonder is how you get to step into not only Auggie's shoes, but you get every characters perspective. Every few chapters, the story-teller changes and you get different opinions from different characters. 

Wonder is definitely the best novel I've read, and has actually taught me a few things. I recommend it for mainly teenagers and adults; but really, it's suitable for anyone who likes long, compelling books. 

 Wonder is easily worth 5/5. Great book.

 
May 23,2016
5

I loved it. I could'nt get away from it. I've recommended to many peple and you should read it to. 

 

Apr 28,2016
0

I read this novel in year 7 and really enjoyed it. I liked the way it was personal to the main character and took us through his emotional roller coaster, thorughout his schooling life. 

 

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