Wonder

By R.J Palacio
  • Character-driven
  • Coming of age
  • Families
  • Junior Fiction
  • Relationship

Wonder is about a boy called August. August was born with a genetic mutation which makes him look very different to other kids his own age; because of this he's often the butt of cruel jokes. This bold and engaging story illuminates August's rollercoaster journey through Middle School. Will August manage to make friends despite being different? Wonder emanates authenticity and teaches us about the importance of empathy.

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