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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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Additional information

Sku
GOR004568831
Title
Wonder
Author
Condition
Good
Binding type
Hardback
Publisher
Random House Children's Publishers UK
Year published
Number of pages
320
ISBN 10
0552565970
ISBN 13
9780552565974
Prizes
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)
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Note
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.