Author: Raquel J. Palacio
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
Wonder tells the story of ten-year-old August. August was born with a facial deformity that has made it very hard for him to make friends. Over the years, he had countless surgeries, so he was home-schooled by his parents. In this story, he enters the fifth grade in a regular school. This story is told from the multiple perspectives of August’s friends and siblings. It is a unique story of friendship and acceptance.