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Title: WONDER
By: R. J. Palacio
Format: Paperback

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ISBN 10: 0552565970
ISBN 13: 9780552565974
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Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE CHILDREN'S PUBLISHERS UK
Pub. date: 1 January, 2013
Pages: 416
Description: 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.
Synopsis: 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?WONDER is a funny, frank, astonishingly moving debut to read in one sitting, pass on to others, and remember long after the final page.
Reader Age: From 9 to 11 years
Illustrations: B+W chapter heads
Publication: UK
Imprint: Corgi Childrens
Prizes: 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) Long-listed for Carnegie Medal 2013 (UK)
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