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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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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. 

Apr 18,2016
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Wonder is a good book written by R.J Palacio. It is a very interesting book and quite Intreaging. But the book is not my favorite book I've ever read and it's not exactly the type of book that I like. I like books with a bit more adventure and exhilaration.  

My favourite cat character in the book is via. The reason she is my favourite character is because she is extremely patient and grateful person even when there is not anything to be grateful about. She actually tries to look through another persons perspective sides of self she's very humble, kind, friendly, and empathetic, respectful and she's almost to Saint! 

 Wonder is a wonderful book it's a book about a boy Called August, whose face is really different designs on Waze she should be he has practically no ears and his face not like other faces at all. August hates his face but he ends up excepting it antisubsidy think your face is it all bad.

The main things and wonder appearances friendship family kindness courage and issues are people being Judge mental and there is a bit of bullying.

My favourite part of the story was when Jack, Miles, Henry and Amos all stuck up for August at the count when they went to go and watch the sound of music.  However I feel that the story ends making you feel like it hasn't really end and like you haven't got the whole picture. I think that ages what ages 10 and above can all read wonder

 Wonder has really made me think about how I treat people and how I can to people better.

Go out and read wonder now!!!

Apr 18,2016
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5

Wonder
Illustrated and written by R.J. Palacio.


Wonder is a charming book about a boy named August who is born with an unusual face. It was considered a miracle that he lived through the first night. The story follows August joining a school for the first time and facing challenges like family arguments, making friends and rivals.
My favourite is Jack the first boy August makes with. He is the character stuck between August
rival, Julian and August, that makes his character interesting.
My favourite part was Julian chapter (special extra content). If you read till his chapter, your opinion is terrible towards him but then that chapter remakes him to not as bad as he seems.
The Theme of this book is perspectives because every chapter has a different persons perspective. It really tells you that there are always two sides to every story, or in this case, a lot. The book is a bit over exaggerated from time to time.
The ending was pretty ok, the usual go happy ending with pretty much every one happy. It was nothing big to make a deal about.

 

 

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