By: R.J. Palacio
A boy named August, also known as Augie, was born with a physical disorder that made him look strange. It was hard for him to make friends and he never liked school because he always thought that people would make fun of him. He was home-schooled until one day his mom assigned him to a public school. He started 5th grade and he was extremely shy. One day while he was eating lunch, a girl named Summer walked up to him and they started talking. They became best friends and started hanging out more. people made fun of him but he ignored them. In conclusion, he still stood strong and never let anything disturb him.