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WONDER BY R.J. PALACIO - BOOK REVIEW & DISCUSSION
Wonder Summary & Study Guide
Welcome to the LitCharts study guide on R. Palacio's Wonder. Created by the original team behind SparkNotes, LitCharts are the world's best literature guides. In the movie Mask , the singer Cher played the role of a mother of a child with a craniofacial condition similar to August's. Since then, she's remained active in the Children's Craniofacial Association and is currently their national spokesperson.
Rate this book. Wonder is a spare, warm, uplifting story that will have readers laughing one minute and wiping away tears the next. I won't describe what I look like. Whatever you're thinking, it's probably worse. August Auggie Pullman was born with a facial deformity that prevented him from going to a mainstream school - until now.
by R.J. Palacio
Sign in. - August Pullman has been homeschooled due to some complicated health issues related to a dramatic cranio-facial abnormality and the rigorous surgery schedule that comes with it.
Palacio tells the story of ten-year-old August. The boy was born with a face that horrifies most who look upon it. Over the years, he had countless surgeries, so he was home-schooled. Now, he's about to enter the fifth grade in a regular school. This story is told from his perspective as well as from his sister's, her boyfriend's and friends' perspectives.
Wonder is a children's novel by Raquel Jaramillo, under the pen name of R. Palacio ,  published on February 14, Palacio wrote Wonder after an incident where her son noticed a girl with a severe facial deformity and started to cry. Fearing he would react badly, Palacio attempted to remove her son from the situation so as not to upset the girl and her family but ended up worsening the situation. Natalie Merchant's song " Wonder " made her realize that the incident could illustrate a valuable lesson. Palacio was inspired by Merchant's lyrics and she began writing. She named the book directly after the song, and used the song's chorus as the prologue of the first chapter.
August or "Auggie" Pullman, a ten-year-old boy living in New York City, was born with a facial deformity that has made it difficult for him to make friends. He lives with his parents, his older sister Via, and his dog Daisy. He has been homeschooled up until the fifth grade, but his parents have decided that it is time for him to go to a real school. They enroll him in Beecher Prep, a neighborhood private school, and take him to meet the principal, Mr. While August is there, some of the kids who will be in August's grade take him on a tour of the school; one of them, Jack Will , is nice, but another, Julian, is noticeably rude.