by R.J. Palacio
Wonder is a story about a young boy dealing with being different. August, or Auggie as he likes to be called, is a 5th grader who's face is not "ordinary." Auggie has had a number of surgeries and has been home schooled until 5th grade. The story is about Auggie entering school as a 5th grader, and dealing with friendships, growing up, bullying, and how being different changes those around you.