- ISBN: 9780375899881 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Date Published: 2012.
|Summary, etc.:|| I won't describe what I look like. Whatever you're thinking, it's probably worse. August Pullman was born with a facial deformity 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. WONDER, now a New York Times bestseller, begins from Auggie's point of view, but soon switches to include his classmates, his sister, her boyfriend, and others. These perspectives converge in 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...
|Target Audience Note:|| Text Difficulty 3 - Text Difficulty 4
MG/Middle grades (4th-8th)
4.8 ATOS Level
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. New York : Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2012. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 3206 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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