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Description - Wonder by R. J. Palacio

Soon to be a major film starring Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson and Jacob Tremblay. 'My name is August. I won't describe what I look like. Whatever you're thinking, it's probably worse.' Auggie wants to be an ordinary ten-year-old. He does ordinary things - eating ice cream, playing on his Xbox. He feels ordinary - inside. But ordinary kids don't make other ordinary kids run away screaming in playgrounds. Ordinary kids aren't stared at wherever they go. Born with a terrible facial abnormality, Auggie has been home-schooled by his parents his whole life. Now, for the first time, he's being sent to a real school - and he's dreading it. All he wants is to be accepted - but can he convince his new classmates that he's just like them, underneath it all[unk] WONDER is a funny, frank, astonishingly moving debut to read in one sitting, pass on to others, and remember long after the final page.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780552565974
ISBN-10: 0552565970
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 20mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Corgi Childrens
Publisher: Random House Children's Publishers UK
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2013
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - R. J. Palacio

R. J. Palacio lives in New York City with her family and a black dog called Bear. Her critically acclaimed debut novel, WONDER, has sold 5 million copies worldwide.

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