|Author||by R. J. Palacio|
|Publication Date||1 March 2012|
|Number of Pages||416|
|Interest Age||9-11 years (9-11)|
|NBS Text||Children's Fiction|
Non-Fiction (Child / Teen)
Fiction (Child / Teen)
Personal Awareness & Social Issues
Personal Family, Relationship & Social Issues
Fiction Dealing With Family Issues
Emotions & Feelings
Self-Awareness & Self-Esteem
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)
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
R. J. Palacio lives in Brooklyn, NY with her husband, two sons and two dogs (Bear and Beau). Her debut novel, Wonder, has been on the New York Times bestseller list since March, 2012, and has sold over 14 million copies worldwide. The book's message of kindness has inspired the Choose Kind movement, and has been embraced by readers, young and old, around the world.
Born with a terrible facial abnormality, shy, bright ten-year-old Auggie Pullman has been home-schooled by his parents for his whole life, in an attempt to protect him from the stares and cruelty of the outside world. Now, for the first time, Auggie is being sent to a real school - and he's dreading it.