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Wonder

Wonder

August (Auggie) Pullman was born with a facial deformity that prevented him from going to a mainstream school-until now. He's about to enter fifth grade at Beecher Prep, and if you've ever been the new kid, then you know how hard that can be. The thing is Auggie's just an ordinar... read full description below.

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ISBN 9789927101137
Published 5 February 2015 by Misc - United Book Distributor
Format Paperback
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Language Arabic
Author(s) By Palacio, R. J.
Translated by Abdel Hamid, Ehab
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ISBN-13 9789927101137
ISBN-10 9927101139
Stock Out of stock
Status Not currently available
Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
Imprint Hamad Bin Khalifa University Press
Publication Date 5 February 2015
Publication Country Qatar Qatar
Format Paperback
Language Arabic
Author(s) By Palacio, R. J.
Translated by Abdel Hamid, Ehab
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Number of Pages 432
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 33mm
Weight 341g
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code FIC
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

August (Auggie) Pullman was born with a facial deformity that prevented him from going to a mainstream school-until now. He's about to enter fifth grade at Beecher Prep, and if you've ever been the new kid, then you know how hard that can be. The thing is Auggie's just an ordinary kid, with an extraordinary face. But can he convince his new classmates that he's just like them, despite appearances?

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Rich and memorable...It's Auggie and the rest of the children who are the real heart of 'Wonder,' and Palacio captures the voices of girls and boys, fifth graders and teenagers, with equal skill. The New York Times I think every mother and father would be better for having read it. Auggie's parents -- who are never named in the book, and don't even get to narrate a chapter of their own -- are powerful examples not only of how to shelter and strengthen a child with heartbreaking facial anomalies, but also of how to be a loving advocate to any kid. The Huffington Post

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Author's Bio

R. J. Palacio lives in NYC with her husband, two sons, and two dogs. For more than twenty years, she was an art director and graphic designer, designing book jackets for other people while waiting for the perfect time in her life to start writing her own novel. But one day several years ago, a chance encounter with an extraordinary child in front of an ice cream store made R. J. realize that the perfect time to write that novel had finally come. Wonder is her first novel. She did not design the cover, but she sure does love it. Ehab Abdel Hamid is an English/Arabic translator whose previous works include translations of two of Khaled Hosseini's most important works, The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns.

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