R.J Palacio

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Do you want to find out how August overcomes a lot of problems and is able to touch almost everyone he's around? Read Wonder to see how!


This story takes place in New York City, and a lot of the story shows us that most people are against August when they first look at him. This story's setting takes place in a school. August is going to school for the first time so he is faced with alot of challenges. August is very inteligent and going into fifth grade.

Wonder Summary

9 year old August Pullman was born with a facial problem that prevented him from being in school. Now he's going to school. Find out how he makes a difference in everyone's life through the best of times and the worst.


Book Reviews

"This is really a remarkable book!"-Tom Angleberger, author of the New York Times best seller The Strange Case of Origami Yoga

Full of heart, full of truth, Wonder is a book about seeing the beauty that's all around us. I dare you not to fall in love with August Pullman." -Rebecca Stead, Newbery Medal-winning author of When You Reach Me

Final Questions

In your opinion, why did the author choose to write this particular book? What was the big lesson to be learned?

He probably wrote this book to teach us that if you're nice you can really help and affect others feelings. He also taught us not to judge people by their looks.

What was the best part of the novel? Focus on a particular chapter, scene, or interaction between characters. Explain completely.

The best part was when August was at the camp with his class, and while they were watching a movie they left to go to the woods, and then a group of people were really mean to August, but people from his school started standing up for him.

About The Author

R.J Palacio lives in New York City. She is married and has two kids, and a dog. Wonder was her first novel. She is a graphic designer. The reason she decided to write the novel is because she saw a kid like August.