Wonder book cover front and back
Wonder (Palacio novel) - WikipediaPalacio's debut novel, was written for children 8 to 12 years old, but its message defies genres. Published in , its anti-bullying, pro-acceptance message will resonate with teenagers and even adults as well. Some books are action-packed, compelling the reader to turn the page to find out what happens next. Other books are compelling because they invite readers to engage with characters who are real, who come alive off the page, and who pull the reader into their story. In fact, very little "action" happens within its pages, and yet readers will find themselves deeply affected by the story.
365 Days of Wonder
I have only read about half of the book — why you might ask? Because I want to savour the surprise of each new day next year, when I intend to have this book on my desk and invite students and teachers to share in the joy. You are commenting using your WordPress. You are commenting using your Google account. You are commenting using your Twitter account.
This book follows Auggie as he attends his first year attending school, after previously being home schooled. He experiences the trials and triumphs of most kids going to a new school, and also unique challenges based on his appearance. This book is changing lives in classrooms across the country and teachers send reports of its impact on their students on a consistent basis. The book encourages kids to Choose Kind, meaning choose to practice empathy, tolerance, inclusion, and patience. While the story is about a student with a craniofacial condition, the message applies to everyone.
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R.J. Palacio's Novel of Bullying and Acceptance
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