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Wonder By R. J. Palacio

Wonder
by R. J. Palacio

Whatever you're thinking, it's probably worse.'Auggie wants to be an ordinary ten-year-old. He does ordinary things - eating ice cream, playing on his Xbox. He feels ordinary - inside. But ordinary kids don't make other ordinary kids run away screaming in playgrounds. Ordinary kids aren't stared at wherever they go.

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Wonder Summary


Soon to be a major film starring Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson and Jacob Tremblay. 'My name is August. I won't describe what I look like. Whatever you're thinking, it's probably worse.' Auggie wants to be an ordinary ten-year-old. He does ordinary things - eating ice cream, playing on his Xbox. He feels ordinary - inside. But ordinary kids don't make other ordinary kids run away screaming in playgrounds. Ordinary kids aren't stared at wherever they go. Born with a terrible facial abnormality, Auggie has been home-schooled by his parents his whole life. Now, for the first time, he's being sent to a real school - and he's dreading it. All he wants is to be accepted - but can he convince his new classmates that he's just like them, underneath it all? WONDER is a funny, frank, astonishingly moving debut to read in one sitting, pass on to others, and remember long after the final page.

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GOR004568831
Wonder
R. J. Palacio
Good
Paperback
Random House Children's Publishers UK
2012-02-03
320
0552565970
9780552565974
Commended for Berkshire Book Award 2013 (UK) Short-listed for Wandsworth Schools Fabulous Book Award 2014 (UK) Short-listed for Golden Dragon Hong Kong Award 2014 (UK) Short-listed for Hampshire Book Award 2015 (UK) Long-listed for UKLA Book Award 2012 (UK) Long-listed for Carnegie Medal 2013 (UK)
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine.