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

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ISBN 10: 0552778621
ISBN 13: 9780552778626
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Publisher: TRANSWORLD PUBLISHERS LTD
Pub. date: 3 January, 2013
Edition: Adult Ed
Pages: 368
Description: Ten-year-old August Pullman wants to be ordinary. He does ordinary things. He eats ice-cream. He plays on his Xbox. He feels ordinary - inside. But Auggie is far from ordinary. Born with a terrible facial abnormality, he has been home-schooled by his parents his entire life, in an attempt to protect him from the cruelty of the outside world.
Synopsis: 'My name is August. I won't describe to you what I look like. Whatever you're thinking, it's probably worse.' Ten-year-old August Pullman wants to be ordinary. He does ordinary things. He eats ice-cream. He plays on his Xbox. He feels ordinary - inside. But Auggie is far from ordinary. Born with a terrible facial abnormality, he has been home-schooled by his parents his entire life, in an attempt to protect him from the cruelty of the outside world. Now, Auggie's parents are sending him to a real school. Can he convince his new classmates that he's just like them, underneath it all? Narrated by Auggie and the people around him whose lives he touches, "Wonder" is a frank, funny, astonishingly moving debut to be read in one sitting, pass on to others, and remember long after the final page.
Publication: UK
Imprint: Black Swan
Prizes: Winner of Independent Booksellers' Week Book of the Year Award: Children's Winner of Wandsworth Schools Fabulous Book Award 2013 Short-listed for Carnegie Medal 2013
Returns: Returnable
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