The Resource Wonder

Wonder

Label
Wonder
Title
Wonder
Statement of responsibility
by R.J. Palacio
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Language
eng
Summary
My name is August. I won't describe what I look like. Whatever you're thinking, it's probably worse.'Auggie wants to be an ordinary ten-year-old. He does ordinary things - eating ice cream, playing on his Xbox. He feels ordinary - inside. But ordinary kids don't make other ordinary kids run away screaming in playgrounds. Ordinary kids aren't stared at wherever they go.Born with a terrible facial abnormality, Auggie has been home-schooled by his parents his whole life. Now, for the first time, he's being sent to a real school - and he's dreading it. All he wants is to be accepted - but can he convince his new classmates that he's just like them, underneath it all?Now featuring a brand-new chapter told by bully Julian, WONDER is a funny, frank, astonishingly moving debut to read in one sitting, pass on to others, and remember long after the final page
Summary
Ten-year-old Auggie Pullman, who was born with extreme facial abnormalities and was not expected to survive, goes from being home-schooled to entering fifth grade at a private middle school in Manhattan, which entails enduring the taunting and fear of his classmates as he struggles to be seen as just another student
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Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2013
  • Beehive Children's Fiction Book Award (Utah), 2014.
  • Black-Eyed Susan Book Award (Maryland), Grades 6-9, 2014.
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2012
  • Bluestem Award: Illinois' Grades 3-5 Readers' Choice Award, 2014.
  • Buckeye Children's Book Award (Ohio), Grades 3-5, 2013.
  • California Young Reader Medal, Intermediate, 2015.
  • Charlotte Award (New York), Middle School, 2014.
  • Colorado Children's Book Award, Junior Book, 2014.
  • E.B. White Read-Aloud Awards, Middle Reader (formerly Indies' Choice Book Awards, Middle Reader), 2013.
  • Flicker Tale Children's Book Award (North Dakota) for Juvenile Fiction, 2014.
  • Georgia Children's Book Award, 2014.
  • Golden Archer Awards (Wisconsin): Intermediate, 2015.
  • Golden Sower Award (Nebraska), Grades 4-6, 2014.
  • Grand Canyon Reader Award (Arizona), Intermediate Book Category, 2015.
  • Great Lakes Great Books Award (Michigan), Grades 6-8, 2013.
  • Great Stone Face Children's Book Award (New Hampshire), 2013
  • Indian Paintbrush Book Award (Wyoming), 2014.
  • Josette Frank Award, 2013.
  • Kentucky Bluegrass Award for Grades 3-5, 2014.
  • Land of Enchantment Book Award (New Mexico), Children's category, 2014.
  • Maine Student Book Award, 2014.
  • Mark Twain Award (Missouri), 2015.
  • Nene Award (Hawaii), 2015.
  • North Carolina Children's Book Award, Junior Books category, 2014.
  • Prairie Pasque Children's Book Award (South Dakota), 2014.
  • Rebecca Caudill Young Reader's Book Award (Illinois), 2014.
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2012.
  • South Carolina Book Award, Children’s Books, 2014.
  • Virginia Readers' Choice Award for Middle School, 2014.
  • West Australian Young Readers' Book Award (WAYRBA), Younger Readers, 2013.
  • Young Hoosier Book Award, Intermediate Books, 2015.
  • Young Reader's Choice Award (Pacific Northwest), Junior, 2015.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10106690
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Palacio, R J
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
790
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 7
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lifestyle - Wellbeing
  • Children's Fiction
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Wonder
Instantiates
Control code
BORROWBOX:RDH_178942
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9781448119141
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Wonder
Control code
BORROWBOX:RDH_178942
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9781448119141
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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