August “Auggie” Pullman is a ten year old boy with a facial disfigurement. After being home-schooled for most of his life, his parents are keen to enrol him in a regular school, to Auggie’s utter trepidation. Each chapter of the book is narrated by a different character (though Auggie’s voice is most prominent), showing very clearly the mixed reactions of all who come into contact with Auggie. Wonder is a brilliant novel about friendship, bullying, accepting others, and most importantly accepting yourself.

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