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Wonder

Wonder
 

Born with a terrible facial abnormality, shy, bright ten-year-old Auggie Pullman has been home-schooled by his parents for his whole life, in an attempt to protect him from the stares and cruelty of the outside world. Now, for the first time, Auggie is being sent to a real school... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781448119141
Barcode 9781448119141
Published 1 March 2012 by Random House
Available in EPUB format
Software Adobe Ebook Compatible Devices
Language en
Author(s) By Palacio, R. J.
Availability Wheelers ePlatform

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Full details for this title

ISBN-13 9781448119141
ISBN-10 1448119146
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher Random House
Imprint RHCP Digital
Publication Date 1 March 2012
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format EPUB ebook
Author(s) By Palacio, R. J.
Category Non-Fiction (Child / Teen)
Fiction (Child / Teen)
Award Winning
Personal Awareness & Social Issues
School Stories
Personal Family, Relationship & Social Issues
Fiction Dealing With Family Issues
Emotions & Feelings
Self-Awareness & Self-Esteem
Number of Pages 416
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age 9-11 years
Reading Age 9-11 years
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code FIC
Catalogue Code 634844

Description of this Electronic Book

Now an Oscar nominated 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?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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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

Awards Commended for Berkshire Book Award 2013 (UK) -- Short-listed for Wandsworth Schools Fabulous Book Award 2014 (UK) -- Short-listed for Golden Dragon Hong Kong Award 2014 (UK) -- Short-listed for Hampshire Book Award 2015 (UK) -- Long-listed for UKLA Book Award 2012 (UK)
NZ Review It wreaks emotional havoc . . . To finish it with a firm resolve to be a better person - well, you can't ask much more of any book than that

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Author's Bio

R. J. Palacio is a graphic designer by day and a writer by night. She lives in New York City with her family and a black dog called Bear. Her critically acclaimed debut novel, WONDER, has sold over a million copies worldwide and has spent over two years in the UK and US bestseller charts.

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