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Wonder

Author: R J Palacio
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2012. ©2012
Series: Wonder, bk. 1
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Millions of people have fallen in love with Auggie Pullman, an ordinary boy with an extraordinary face—who shows us that kindness brings us together no matter how far apart we are. Read the book that inspired the Choose Kind movement, a major motion picture, and the critically acclaimed graphic novel White Bird. I won't describe what I look like. Whatever you're thinking, it's probably worse. August Pullman was born
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Fictional Work
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Novels
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: R J Palacio
ISBN: 9780375869020 0375869026 9780375969027 0375969020 9780605575912 0605575916 9780553509977 0553509977 9780329954543 0329954547 9781451758139 1451758138 9780606366465 0606366466 9780385754323 0385754329 9780370332284 0370332288 9781448119141 1448119146 9780552565974 0552565970 9780370332291 0370332296 9780141378244 0141378247
OCLC Number: 726819876
Awards: Young Hoosier Book Award, 2015
Texas Bluebonnet Award nominee, 2014.
Prairie Pasque Children's Book Award, 2014-2015.
Land of Enchantment Children's Book Award, 2014.
Kentucky Bluegrass Award, 2014
Target Audience: Middle School.
Description: 315 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Part one : August. Ordinary --
Why I didn't go to school --
How I came to life --
Christopher's house --
Driving --
Paging Mr. Tushman --
Nice Mrs. Garcia --
Jack Will, Julian, and Charlotte --
The grand tour --
The performance space --
The deal --
Home --
First-day jitters --
Locks --
Around the room --
Lamb to the slaughter --
Choose kind --
Lunch --
The summer table --
One to ten --
Padawan --
Wake me up when September ends --
Jack Will --
Mr. Browne's October precept --
Apples --
Halloween --
School pictures --
The cheese touch --
Costumes --
The bleeding scream --
Names --
Part two : Via. A tour of the galaxy --
Before August --
Seeing August --
August through the peephole --
High school --
Major Tom --
After school --
The Padawan bites the dust --
An apparition at the door --
Breakfast --
Genetics 101 --
The Punnett square --
Out with the old --
October 31 --
Trick or treat --
Time to think --
Part three : Summer. Weird kids --
The plague --
The Halloween party --
November --
Warning : This kid is rated R --
The Egyptian tomb --
Part four : Jack. The call --
Carvel --
Why I changed my mind --
Four things --
Ex-friends --
Snow --
Fortune favors the bold --
Private school --
In science --
Partners --
Detention --
Season's greetings --
Letters, emails, Facebook, texts --
Back from winter break --
The war --
Switching tables --
Why I didn't sit with August the first day of school --
Sides --
August's house --
The boyfriend --
Part five : Justin. Olivia's brother --
Valentine's Day --
Our town --
Ladybug --
The bus stop --
Rehearsal --
Bird --
The universe --
Part six : August. North Pole --
The Auggie doll --
Lobot --
Hearing brightly --
Via's secret --
My cave --
Goodbye --
Daisy's toys --
Heaven --
Understudy --
The ending --
Part seven : Miranda. Camp lies --
School --
What I miss most --
Extraordinary, but no one there to see --
The performance --
After the show --
Part eight : August. The fifth-grade nature retreat --
Known for --
Packing --
Daybreak --
Day one --
The fairgrounds --
Be kind to nature --
The woods are alive --
Alien --
Voices in the dark --
The emperor's guard --
Sleep --
Aftermath --
Home --
Bear --
The shift --
Ducks --
The last precept --
The drop-off --
Take your seats, everyone --
A simple thing --
Awards --
Floating --
Pictures --
The walk home --
Appendix. Mr. Browne's precepts --
Postcard precepts. Companion novel to: Auggie and me.-The funny, sweet and incredibly moving story of Auggie Pullman. Born with a terrible facial deformity, this shy, bright ten-year-old 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. 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, underneath it all?
Series Title: Wonder, bk. 1
Responsibility: R.J. Palacio.
Local System Bib Number:
ocn726819876

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the book of wonder

by loverslane25 (WorldCat user published 2014-03-12) Excellent Permalink

This book is very good.  It is a heart warming,funny, and at some points are heart sobbing.  It teaches kids everyone is different.  in someway you are perfect. You have obstacles in life you must pass. You might be treaty differently but you have to pull through it.  Life is for...
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