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Wonder (Paperback)

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Staff Reviews


"Auggie has never hoped to blend in. But now, in a regular school for the
first time, his facial abnormalities have never felt more extreme.
Narrated with wry, self-deprecating humor, Auggie’s journey from
isolation to acceptance resonates with heart and hope and the beauty of
human kindness."

— Meghan G.

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“This is one of the most uplifting stories to come along in a while. Fifth-grader Auggie is a normal kid, except that he has been homeschooled till now because of a facial deformity that he has had since birth. This is a story of acceptance -- a story about going beyond the surface to get to know someone. Great family and classmate relationships ring true and make this a story that can make you both laugh and cry, and one you will never forget.”
— Becky Anderson, Anderson's Bookshop, Naperville, IL

About the Author


R. J. Palacio lives in NYC with her husband, two sons, and two dogs. For more than twenty years, she was an art director and graphic designer, designing book jackets for other people while waiting for the perfect time in her life to start writing her own novel. But one day several years ago, a chance encounter with an extraordinary child in front of an ice cream store made R. J. realize that the perfect time to write that novel had finally come. Wonder is her first novel. She did not design the cover, but she sure does love it.Ehab Abdel Hamid is an English/Arabic translator whose previous works include translations of two of Khaled Hosseini's most important works, The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns.


Product Details
ISBN: 9789927101137
ISBN-10: 9927101139
Publisher: Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation
Publication Date: February 5th, 2015
Pages: 432
Language: Arabic