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The extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller that has captivated over 1 million readers and inspired a movement to choose kind.

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

August Pullman was born with a facial difference 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 #1 New York Times bestseller and included on the Texas Bluebonnet Award master list, 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.

"Wonder is the best kids' book of the year," said Emily Bazelon, senior editor at Slate.com and author of Sticks and Stones: Defeating the Culture of Bullying and Rediscovering the Power of Character and Empathy. 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 hero to root for, a diamond in the rough who proves that you can’t blend in when you were born to stand out.

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Wonder
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4.7 / 5
20 stars
July 21st, 2015
This book is a great book warm and touhkng it made me realize what it means to b kind the narrators are all good at showing there vieiw it deserves 20 stars to me
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Wonder
July 5th, 2015
Wonder is a amazing story about a boy who has troubles fitting in at his new school.It tells of how his differences make him become a hero.5 stars.
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BEST BOOK EVER!=AWESOME!!
June 22nd, 2015
This is such a good book to read! Bullying! I know like 10 people who love this book!! ∆ :) :) :) :) ;) ;) ;);) ;) ;) ;) ;) ;) ;) ;) ;) ;) ;) ;) ;) :)
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AWESOME BOOK!!!!!!!!!!!
March 21st, 2015
One of the best books ever read this book teaches you the meaning of frendship and well not to judge a book by its cover or in this case a little boy. this book is heart warming and will make you think a little differntly about a what a true friend looks like. This book makes stop & think about what we take for granted and it makes you want to do something different.
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Best bookeverw
March 6th, 2015
This book is an awesome story about this little boy i rate this book 5 stars because of all the detail it has
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Wonder
February 26th, 2015
I think that Wonder is an amazing story of a boy in a hard situation. He looks different then other people. I think this is a story that show what its like to be bullied or having a hard time making friends. What I found so great about this book was the way that it showed the hardships that family members have when one of their loved ones is in a hard spot.
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Wonder
February 23rd, 2015
This was a great book! I loved how there were all the different prespectives. I hope there are more books like this
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Wonder
February 15th, 2015
I couldnt stop reading! The book really makes you think in different ways.The author made a intresting twist by having different caracters in the story tell their side.The julian chaper is amazing!
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WONDER
January 23rd, 2015
THIS BOOK IS SO LOVLY AND BEAUTFUL STory with it....,I'm raeding this in my class.I love this book BECAUSE I RAED IT AT HOME SO I WOULD WHAT WILL HAPPEND NEXT.
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WONDER
January 10th, 2015
It as a very good book I only got the free privew so i don't know much i love it you should get it. Ii is just amazing some parts were mouth watering so really just get it you will love it.
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Highly recomended
January 6th, 2015
I loved this book and it is amazing how a boy with something wrong had a good school year and experienced a new life. Usually I get nervous at the start of something new but if I had a problem like him I would be scared but August was reallllly brave!!!!
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3 of 3 people found this helpful
Inspiring
December 28th, 2014
A really good book about a boy named August who has a disformed face.Includes different charecter perspectives such as augest's sister and his friends.
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Wonder
December 28th, 2014
This was a great book and I really enjoyed it. I recommend this book to people who like the different perspectives of the characters. :-)
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a great book
December 26th, 2014
Wonder is one of my favourite books. Now, I'm liking it even more with the new Julian chapter in it! I really like how there's different points of view in this book. I wish there was a sequel to this book. I would reccomend it to kids, pre teens, young adults and adults. If I could, I would give this book 50 stars.:-)
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Wonder
September 28th, 2014
It was awsom and funny I love Wonder
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Wonder
August 13th, 2014
This book was so heart inspiring because like so what he had a face problem ? I felt so sad like I was about to cry ( even though it was just a book ) just imagining that was real. Good thing he bad and it all figured out in the end# SeriouslyJulian? Well I hope there is a book of the whole gang not just Julian in the book the Julian Chapter.
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Wonder
July 12th, 2014
Man this was a wonder filled book I
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Wonder
May 3rd, 2014
Just finished "Wonder". What a great book!
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good book
March 24th, 2014
I loved this book it was the best book I have ever read in my life.
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3 of 3 people found this helpful
January 26th, 2014
What a fantastic book! A touching story is written with comedic effect so you can't stop reading! 6 different point of views from six different characters are in this book, and I would recommend this for all ages (adults and children) because of the emotions and hilarity inside!
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