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The Resource Wonder

Wonder

Label
Wonder
Title
Wonder
Statement of responsibility
by R.J. Palacio
Creator
Subject
Genre
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Language
eng
Summary
SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING JULIA ROBERTS, OWEN WILSON, AND JACOB TREMBLAY!Over 5 million people have read the #1 New York Times bestseller WONDER and have fallen in love with Auggie Pullman, an ordinary boy with an extraordinary face. The book that inspired the Choose Kind movement.I won't describe what I look like. Whatever you're thinking, it's probably worse. August Pullman was born with a facial difference that, up until now, has prevented him from going to a mainstream school. Starting 5th grade at Beecher Prep, he wants nothing more than to be treated as an ordinary kid—but his new classmates can't get past Auggie's extraordinary face. WONDER, now a #1 New York Times bestseller and included on the Texas Bluebonnet Award master list, begins from Auggie's point of view, but soon switches to include his classmates, his sister, her boyfriend, and others. These perspectives converge in a portrait of one community's struggle with empathy, compassion, and acceptance. "Wonder is the best kids' book of the year," said Emily Bazelon, senior editor at Slate.com and author of Sticks and Stones: Defeating the Culture of Bullying and Rediscovering the Power of Character and Empathy. In a world where bullying among young people is an epidemic, this is a refreshing new narrative full of heart and hope. R.J. Palacio has called her debut novel "a meditation on kindness" —indeed, every reader will come away with a greater appreciation for the simple courage of friendship. Auggie is a hero to root for, a diamond in the rough who proves that you can't blend in when you were born to stand out. Join the conversation: #thewonderofwonder
Summary
Ten-year-old Auggie Pullman, who was born with extreme facial abnormalities and was not expected to survive, goes from being home-schooled to entering fifth grade at a private middle school in Manhattan, which entails enduring the taunting and fear of his classmates as he struggles to be seen as just another student
Theme
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Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2013
  • Beehive Children's Fiction Book Award (Utah), 2014.
  • Black-Eyed Susan Book Award (Maryland), Grades 6-9, 2014.
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2012
  • Bluestem Award: Illinois' Grades 3-5 Readers' Choice Award, 2014.
  • Buckeye Children's Book Award (Ohio), Grades 3-5, 2013.
  • California Young Reader Medal, Intermediate, 2015.
  • Charlotte Award (New York), Middle School, 2014.
  • Colorado Children's Book Award, Junior Book, 2014.
  • E.B. White Read-Aloud Awards, Middle Reader (formerly Indies' Choice Book Awards, Middle Reader), 2013.
  • Flicker Tale Children's Book Award (North Dakota) for Juvenile Fiction, 2014.
  • Georgia Children's Book Award, 2014.
  • Golden Archer Awards (Wisconsin): Intermediate, 2015.
  • Golden Sower Award (Nebraska), Grades 4-6, 2014.
  • Grand Canyon Reader Award (Arizona), Intermediate Book Category, 2015.
  • Great Lakes Great Books Award (Michigan), Grades 6-8, 2013.
  • Great Stone Face Children's Book Award (New Hampshire), 2013
  • Indian Paintbrush Book Award (Wyoming), 2014.
  • Josette Frank Award, 2013.
  • Kentucky Bluegrass Award for Grades 3-5, 2014.
  • Land of Enchantment Book Award (New Mexico), Children's category, 2014.
  • Maine Student Book Award, 2014.
  • Mark Twain Award (Missouri), 2015.
  • Nene Award (Hawaii), 2015.
  • North Carolina Children's Book Award, Junior Books category, 2014.
  • Prairie Pasque Children's Book Award (South Dakota), 2014.
  • Rebecca Caudill Young Reader's Book Award (Illinois), 2014.
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2012.
  • South Carolina Book Award, Children’s Books, 2014.
  • Virginia Readers' Choice Award for Middle School, 2014.
  • West Australian Young Readers' Book Award (WAYRBA), Younger Readers, 2013.
  • Young Hoosier Book Award, Intermediate Books, 2015.
  • Young Reader's Choice Award (Pacific Northwest), Junior, 2015.
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10106690
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
790
Literary form
fiction
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Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Wonder
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:576380e8-5e6c-449b-89ee-59bdfeb865b6
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780375899881
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Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Wonder
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:576380e8-5e6c-449b-89ee-59bdfeb865b6
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780375899881
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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