“I think there should be a rule that everyone in the world should get a standing ovation at least once in their lives.” ― R.J. Palacio, Wonder
You can't blend in when you were born to stand out.
August Pullman is not your average middle school student. There is something different about him, he makes you notice him...and that is when we can truly start to see the beauty in the world around us. Please take the time to read this novel, it can be a life-changing experience. And when given the chance: Choose Kind.
Ten-year-old Auggie Pullman, who was born with extreme facial abnormalities and was not expected to survive, goes from being home-schooled to entering fifth grade at a private middle school in Manhattan, which entails enduring the taunts and fear of his classmates as he struggles to be seen as just another student.