“Pretty good book.”Ryan wrote this review 13 days ago. ( reply | permalink ) Was this review helpful? Yes | No
“Jolly Good Book recomend for a lot of you guys. Inspirational hope some of you guys read it”Jared wrote this review 13 days ago. ( reply | permalink ) Was this review helpful? Yes | No
“This book is about a ten-year-old boy named August "Auggie" Pullman. He was born with a severe facial deformity that forced him to hide his face and not go to a mainstream school...until now. He decides to start 5th grade at Beecher Prep. If it was bad if you were a new kid, this was worse, let me tell you. The bullying and teasing is only the start of his problems. But with the help of a young girl named Summer, Auggie can be safe in school.”Rina McDonnie wrote this review 2 weeks ago. ( reply | permalink ) Was this review helpful? Yes | No
“This is very realistic book and very germanic book. Makes me feel like I am in the book and feel the way the other character do. It pretty much contains every problem because friend and kids in the world like bullying as a example. This book really give you a chance to think 'Did I every judge someone by the cover? Did I ever heart someones without meaning too?" This is the one of the book for everyone to read. I totally recommend this book!”Yujin wrote this review 2 weeks ago. ( reply | permalink ) Was this review helpful? Yes | No
“Review first published on my blog: http://memoriesfrombooks.blogspot.com/2013/11/wonder.html
August "Auggie" Pullman is an little boy in the fifth grade. He loves video games and Star Wars just like so many other boys. However, he has been home schooled until this point because he was born with facial deformities and has required extensive medical intervention. His physical appearance has caused him to be excluded and shunned in so many situations that he spent part of his childhood wearing an astronaut helmet. His favorite holiday is Halloween because he can hide behind a mask and for a short while feel like any other child - a short while when appearance does not affect how people look at him and react to him.
In fifth grade, Auggie joins a mainstream school. This is the story of what happens in that fifth grade year. It is Auggie's story, but what pleasantly surprised me, it is so much more than that. The first section of the book is Auggie's story. Then come sections from the perspective of those surrounding Auggie. His sister Via who loves her brother but has her owns struggles and challenges as she starts a new high school. Summer who becomes Auggie's first friend at school. Jack, another fifth grader who friends Auggie. Miranda who is Via's best friend and who has been a big part of Auggie's life. Justin who is Via's new friend. Throughout, the reader comes back to August and his story.
Each of the characters introduced are part of Auggie's life and are changed by their relationship with him. Each of them also faces their own struggles with growing up, feeling different, and feeling left out. As such, this story becomes so much broader because we all have experienced those feelings at times. While a reader (especially the target audience of children) may not directly relate to Auggie's situation, they may see themselves in one of the other characters.
I love discovering books that I enjoy as an adult and that I can share with my children. Even more, I love discovering books that can spark a conversation about life and life lessons with my children. A wonderful book!”
“This book talks about a boy who has a deformity on his face, and gets bullied for it. It is a story of friendship and courage, and i am touched by ths book.”Kabir wrote this review 2 weeks ago. ( reply | permalink ) Was this review helpful? Yes | No
“This book is about this boy named August who has a facial deformity. But when August gets to go to a real school now(he has been home schooled up to that point) all he really wants is to fit in. Most kids are mean August but theres one particular person who August feels he can trust and finally has a real friend... Read this amazing book to find out! Also if you like point of view books then this a book for you!”Izzy#24 wrote this review 2 weeks ago. ( reply | permalink ) Was this review helpful? Yes | No
“Wonder is a book about a kid named august who has facial deformity. He has a sister named Via (Olivia), his dog named Daisy, and his mom and dad. He is used to being home-schooled. but one year in fifth grade he decides to go to school. he goes to school and everyone except for 3 kids are mean to him. He finally gets kids to like him then 1 kid gets the whole school to hate him and his 2 best friends. It is an amazing book written by R.J. polio and if you'r interested in this book enough to read this review then I recomend it.”A.Riley wrote this review 2 weeks ago. ( reply | permalink ) Was this review helpful? Yes | No
“Wonder is a really great book that allows you to know what it is like to be related to someone with a physical disorder, or be someone with a physical disorder. This book made me really put my feet in someone else's shoes. Auggie the main character really inspired me to be myself, and not be afraid of what people think of me. ”Claire wrote this review 2 weeks ago. ( reply | permalink ) Was this review helpful? Yes | No