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Wonder

Wonder

Auggie wants to be an ordinary ten-year-old. He does ordinary things - eating ice cream, playing on his Xbox. He feels ordinary - inside. 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... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780552575966
Published 2 February 2017 by Random House
Format Paperback
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Author(s) By Palacio, R. J.
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ISBN-13 9780552575966
ISBN-10 0552575968
Stock Out of stock
Status Publication Cancelled
Publisher Random House
Imprint Corgi Childrens
Publication Date 2 February 2017
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Palacio, R. J.
Category Award Winning
School Stories
Personal Family, Relationship & Social Issues
Number of Pages 320
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age 9-11 years
Reading Age 9-11 years
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 813.6
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

'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. All he wants is to be accepted - but can he convince his new classmates that he's just like them, underneath it all? Astonishingly powerful, WONDER is a read you'll never forget.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

Awards Commended for Berkshire Book Award 2013 -- Short-listed for Hampshire Book Award 2015 -- Short-listed for Wandsworth Schools Fabulous Book Award 2014 -- Short-listed for Berkshire Book Award 2014 -- Long-listed for Carnegie Medal 2013
NZ Review Remarkable ... It has the power to move hearts and change minds Guardian Incredibly charming, brutal and brilliant Observer It wreaks emotional havoc ... To finish it with a firm resolve to be a better person - well, you can't ask much more of any book than that Independent When the kids have finished with this, the adults will want to read it. Everybody should Financial Times Awesome ... So authentic you'll swear a kid wrote the book. And yes, that's a good thing Glamour

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Author's Bio

R. J. Palacio lives in New York City with her family and a black dog called Bear. Her critically acclaimed debut novel, WONDER, has sold 5 million copies worldwide.

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