Wonder
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Published:
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2013].
Format:
eBook
Physical Desc:
1 online resource (315 pages) : illustrations
Reading Level:
IL: MG - BL: 4.8 - AR Pts: 11
Lexile measure:
790L
Rating:
4.8.
Status:
MackinVIA
Description
Millions of people have read the #1 New York Times bestseller WONDER and fallen in love with Auggie Pullman, an ordinary boy with an extraordinary face. The book that inspired the Choose Kind movement, a major motion picture, and the upcoming, critically acclaimed graphic novel White Bird - on sale 10/1/2019! 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. Join the conversation: #thewonderofwonder, #choosekind
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9780375899881, 037589988X
Reading Level:
MG
Level 4.8, 11 Points
Lexile measure:
790
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Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Palacio, R. J. (2013). Wonder. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Palacio, R. J.. 2013. Wonder. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Palacio, R. J., Wonder. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2013.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Palacio, R. J.. Wonder. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2013. Web.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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