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Our Favorite Books! > Wonder by R.J. Palacio

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message 1: by Jon, The Paperback Prince (new) - rated it 5 stars

Jon (scottreadsit) | 5707 comments Mod
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.(less)


message 2: by Michele, The bookoholic! (new) - rated it 5 stars

Michele C (mcgxo95) | 4897 comments Mod
Who ever hasn't read this book must read it! This book is just one of those books that I think changes your perspective of life. It is written well and I highly suggest it to all!


message 3: by Jon, The Paperback Prince (new) - rated it 5 stars

Jon (scottreadsit) | 5707 comments Mod
This is definitely one of my all-time favorite books. It is a really powerful book that is perfect for readers of all ages.


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