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Wonder
Wonder | Raquel J. Palacio
"My name is August. I won't describe what I look like. Whatever you're thinking, it's probably worse". Auggie Pullman beginnt bald die fnfte Klasse an der Beecher Prep School, und als 'der Neue' wird er es dort nicht leicht haben. Doch Auggie ist ein ganz gewhnliches Kind mit einem auergewhnlichen Gesicht. Kann er seine Klassenkameraden davon berzeugen, dass er genau wie sie ist, obwohl er so anders aussieht?
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victoriaberns
Wonder. R.J. Palacio | R J Palacio

“I wish every day could be Halloween. We could all wear masks all the time. Then we could walk around and get to know each other before we got to see what we looked like under the masks.”

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victoriaberns
Wonder. R.J. Palacio | R J Palacio

This book can be heavy and emotional but it teaches such great lessons and could even be used in guided reading groups.

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victoriaberns
Wonder. R.J. Palacio | R J Palacio
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Graphic novel. Published 2012. This is a book that is now a movie as well. I remember seeing it in my classrooms when I was in school and my peers really loved it. It‘s about a kid who has a severe facial difference and has not attended a school until he starts 5th grade and wants to be treated like any other normal kid. There‘s a lot of lessons that can be learned from this read!

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Branwen
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"Shall we make a new rule of life...always try to be a little kinder than is necessary?"

I'm reading this book aloud with one of my book clubs for the library, and when we got to this part today I definitely started crying! ?

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allysonbullington
Wonder | R. J. Palacio

I thought this was a good book overall. It was cute and I really liked it. I thought it was really neat how you get to read from some of the other character‘s perspectives.

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oliviascrimo
Wonder | R.J. Palacio

February 14th, 2012
This would be a great book to do for a daily read aloud for your students. This is a good plot that is easy for students to follow along, this book that also gives a message about bullying and being kind to one another.

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Bibliomania
Wonder. R.J. Palacio | R J Palacio
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Courage. Kindness. Friendship. Character. These are the qualities that define us as human beings, and propel us, on occasion, to greatness.
R.J. Palacio, Wonder

I've had the sort of day where I needed to hear this quote. So I'm sharing it with you too.
#ChildrensBooks #MiddleGrade #Kindness #BookQuotes

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JacintaMCarter
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#2022Book70
I enjoyed this book and I think it‘s one every kid should read. I especially liked getting to hear from multiple characters to help understand how differently everyone experienced the same events.

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eanderson
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@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Misty! I totally forgot about the package you sent. I hid it from myself and you can guess the rest of the story. 🤣
Thank you so so much for the book and card! I‘m going to read this with Matty! 💕💕💕

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I‘m happy it arrived safely!! You‘re welcome and enjoy ❤️🎊🎉🎂📚 7mo
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blackberries
Wonder. R.J. Palacio | R J Palacio

Libro molto bello, mi è piaciuto il fatto di mettere ogni capitolo sotto il punto di vista di un personaggio diverso #wonder #r.j.palacio

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Twainy
Wonder | R J Palacio
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Wonder ILLUSTRATED? Well yesss! Pretty blue & black throughout in text and images. It‘s a step up from the hardcover. Great book. 💙🖤💙🖤💙🖤

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InkedBookworm13
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"Everyone in the world should get a standing ovation at least once in their life because we all overcometh the world."

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InkedBookworm13
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"I know I'm not an ordinary ten-year-old boy."

#FirstLineFridays @ShyBookOwl

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Chelleo
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📖⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️2022/01/26

Got some reading in while staffing the basketball admissions table at my kids‘ school. A really quick read that was hard to put down. Loved the story being told from different perspectives. Loved Auggie and his circle of friends and family. Hate that it took me so long to pick this up off my shelf! It also restored my faith in my print book reading speed. I finished this in 3 days. Haven‘t done that in ages!

BiblioLitten I often recommend this. 💙 12mo
Bakingbookworm One of my all time favs. I adore Auggie! 12mo
Juliev Currently reading with my daughters (age 9) book club 12mo
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owen.lauzon
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August Pullman is a 10 year old boy who has had to undergo 27 surgeries. These surgeries have caused many scars and facial abnormalities causing him to be very self conscious. Due to his insecurities, he has been homeschooled his entire life. He is about to enter 5th grade when his parents make the recommendation that he attends school for his first time. Although he doesn‘t like the idea, he decides to give it a try.

owen.lauzon The change is massive for him and it‘s starts rough but August doesn‘t back down. With the help of his family and friends he is able to navigate his way through the challenges that grade 5 holds. I would recommend this book to anyone who has seen the movie or is looking for a great story. I would rate this book 5/5 stars, I personally thought this book was better then the movie and 12mo
owen.lauzon that is a very rare occurrence for me. The book is split into four different parts, each part is written in first person but from a different characters perspective. Each chapter uses the same pronouns but the part‘s title tells you which characters perspective is being displayed. 12mo
MissYaremcio Thank you for the review Owen! I would agree, the book is better than the movie in this case! 6/6 12mo
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sarahbellum
Wonder | R.J. Palacio
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#12booksof2021

Finally got around to reading this charmer in #March and enjoyed it more than I thought I would. I was looking for something uplifting at the time and I definitely found it 🙂

@Andrew65

Andrew65 Also another popular book. 13mo
lynneamch I enjoyed the movie, too. Also this one where the author manages to make Julian a surprisingly sympathetic character 13mo
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emma.slayton
Wonder. R.J. Palacio | R J Palacio
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This book was AMAZING! Wonder shows you that even though not everyone looks like each other it doesn't make them any less of a person. You should always show kindness to everyone because you never know what they are going through on the inside. August Pullman (main character) was unbelievably strong because of the way he was treated at school. He never lost is cool but only grew kinder out the way he was treated by kids in the school. Great book!!

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breadnroses
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My 6th graders and I finished reading Wonder this week! I was honestly skeptical when I found out we were going to be reading it because I saw the movie which I thought was a one-dimensional feel-good story… but I ended up sincerely enjoying reading it w/ my students. I loved seeing them share their thoughts about & make connections w/ the book! It truly feels like we‘ve been on a journey together these past 8 weeks 🥺

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Kshakal
Wonder | R J Palacio
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Eggs Brilliant 💙📖 - a wonderful book❣️ 2y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 💙💙💙 2y
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Hilary427
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This was such a cute book, with great characters and a heartwarming story. My 10 year old reads it on repeat, so I gave it a go. It did not disappoint, great book for ALL kids!
⭐️:3.5/5

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rather_be_reading
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Loved! It was hard to get used to the narrator since it was written in the kids perspective but once I did it just flew.

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rather_be_reading
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Book 84

Amoon The school district where I taught has all 5th graders read this book. Our principal wanted the music dept to connect with the students for a performance based on what they were learning. We decided to base our performance on this book. I never would have read and am so glad. Favorite quote “Everyone deserves a standing ovation at least once in their life”. 2y
Amoon The song we wrote was called “Be kinder than Necessary” 2y
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AndreaEfres
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Different, but not quite ordinary. This New York Times best Seller is about the story of August Pullman. A 5th grader who was born with a facial difference that prevented him from going to traditional school. His story was heart warming and motivational!

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ozma.of.oz
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I read this quite a while ago, but I do like this description! #BookRiotQuiz What Children‘s Book Character Are You?

https://bookriot.com/quiz-childrens-book-character/

Scochrane26 I got the rainbow fish. 2y
ozma.of.oz @Scochrane26 Cute! I adore the art for that story! 2y
CBee I got Auggie too 😁 2y
Zoe-h I got Matilda! 2y
KathyWheeler I got Meg from A Wrinkle in Time. 1y
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Bookishgal71
Wonder | R. J. Palacio
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This book never grows old. I read it to my fifth graders every year. And they love it every year.

Tattooedteacher It‘s an amazing book. 2y
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faithcella19
Wonder | R. J. Palacio
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Wonder! This book is about a young boy with a deformity, finding his way through school, friends, and family. This RF IR is a great book for students who are struggling with their differences! https://ncte.org/statement/independent-reading/ UDL: 3.2 highlight patterns, features, and relationships- as auggie builds with his peers.

faithcella19 ESOL: 11 place language in Meaningful content- as auggie guides his way in school Faith Cella #UCFLAE3414SP21 2y
faithcella19 This New York best time seller!! 2y
PatriciaS Great review 👍 thanks, I put it on my list of reads. 2y
DrSpalding Again some minor errors but excellent resource from NCTE! 2y
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Michellesibs
Wonder | R J Palacio
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August was born was a facial deformity and has been home schooled until forth grade. Now his parents have decided that its time for August to go to school and this is where our journey with August begins.

This is one of those books with all the feels. I laughed, I was beyond angry, I cried, I understood, I hoped, I cried, I smiled, I learned.

If this book isn't mandatory reading for middle school it should be.

PathfinderNicole This is the book the advanced reading group my son‘s in at his school is reading this semester! 2y
Michellesibs @PathfinderNicole Thats brilliant! Its so impactful isn't it 2y
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Adodd1
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Wonder is a RF and New York Times bestseller which is definitely worth its title there, and the many other awards it has won across the world. The story about an ordinary boy under special circumstances teaches kids that it is okay to be different! This is a must have in the classroom library, and would be great for either IR or LC. https://languageartsclassroom.com/2019/01/independent-reading-and-class-novels.h... #ucflae3414sp21

Adodd1 The link provided shows how to engage older readers in novels for an IR by personalizing their assignments to engage their interests. The UDL strategies that would be best would be 4.1 and 4.2 which provides student resources to help them independently complete their reading and dig deeper using background knowledge. EL strategy 30 would help students independently read and follow the story as well. 2y
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WormForWords
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What a beautiful story about kindness, acceptance and bravery. I definitely cried a few times whilst reading. Auggie is an amazing little dude who shows the world that it is what is on the inside that counts. This is an inspiring and uplifting book in which goodness wins out against hate and many life lessons are dished out.

Sharv_Sona I loved the book too and often found myself crying or even smiling to my self at the end! I also saw the movie but I think that the book explains it in more detail and feeling so I‘m happy you read the book! 2y
WormForWords @Sharv_Sona I must see the movie now!! This book was so good, I‘m excited to see the characters come to life in the movie! 2y
Sharv_Sona @WormForWords I hope you like the movie! 2y
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GooblinGablinRey
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didn't really make any connections but saw what it was like when people thought u were different and were not looked at as normal.

I think began the story the way he did because wanted to show us what the main character's life is and what he goes through. and how he ended was like most movies books and ended in a positive way.

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ysadionne
Wonder | R. J. Palacio
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I read this book because I‘ve seen the movie and I wanted to read the book too. This book explained a lot more about how a boy who had a birth defect affected his way of being a student in school and just being a kid. This book touches on topics that many kid‘s who suffer from birth defects go through. I totally recommend!

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Powered_By_Plants
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“Be Kind , for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle”

I so needed the tissues when watching this!!

What a beautiful film . We have just taken some time out of homeschool to watch this. Iv not read the book but can only imagine how great it is. Will be putting it on my TBR list .. sniff 😢

#choosekind

AmyG Many tissues. 2y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks We posted the same quote 💛 2y
Powered_By_Plants @AmyG yes! 😭 @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks ahh 🥰 it‘s a beautiful one and very apt right now 😊 2y
Tanisha_A I have watched this movie thrice. LOVE IT 2y
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks
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Thank you Cydney!! Yes this one has been on the #tbr list a long time!! Thank you so much!! I love the inspirational cards and the butterfly 🦋 stickers!! Thank you so much and for how much help you are with #LitsyLove 💌📫❤️

I hope yours get there soon!! 🤞

#LitsyLove

CBee You are so welcome! Merry Christmas friend!! ♥️♥️♥️ 2y
AmyG This book- have issues. It‘s so happy wonderful. (edited) 2y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @AmyG yay!!! I need that right now 💙 2y
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @CBee and to you my friend!! 2y
CBee @AmyG we like so many of the same books and I love it! 2y
CBee @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks and I hope you‘re feeling better! ♥️ 2y
AmyG @CBee We do! 😘 2y
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Eggs
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August Pullman was born with a facial difference that, up until now, has prevented him from going to a mainstream school. Starting 5th grade at Beecher Prep, he wants nothing more than to be treated as an ordinary kid—but his new classmates can‘t get past Auggie‘s extraordinary face. #innerbeauty #thankfulthoughts

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Keeping Language in mind:
Did the author use language to create a feeling or picture in your mind? What words did the author use and how did s/he create this picture in your mind?

When the author was describing the school setting and describing Auggies point of view it made me Think about what the school would look like and What auggie looks like and has gone thru.

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Asher6433
Wonder | R.J. Palacio
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This book is superb! The main character, Auggie Pullman is a young boy living with a facial deformaty and is always the star of his own story.
A great read for younger tweens and teens to help teach that you can't judge a person by the way they look. It also gives us insight into how a family copes with hardship.
There are funny parts, serious parts& parts that might make you cry. It is an easy read and would be a great book for anyone. 😁 ⭐

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Blackink_WhitePaper
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This is the First book comes to my mind when I think of #Halloween Have you read this book ? And the movie is equally good too!

Day 12: #wordsofoctober

OriginalCyn620 Great quote! 2y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Great words of wisdom!! 2y
CaffeineAndCandy ❤❤❤ 2y
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Currently, I'm reading wonder and I'm getting in the book. Right now in the book, I am at the point where Auggie is getting a tour of the school he might be going to. The book is very enjoyable and one of the best I have read. The book is nice to read when you have time and is a very interesting and inspiring book. I like what they did with the book and how they put Auggies situation inside it too.

daniel_rchrd nice post l 2y
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Brent_Satimbre
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Genre: Children's literature
At first when I saw the cover I thought it wouldn't be as exciting as most stories, but when I read a few chapters I got interested.

As the story progressed everyone mostly talked about how Auggie (Protagonist) was born with a rare face deformity. No one would approach him at first because of his face, but later on in the story he was able to make new friends through his actions.

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GooblinGablinRey
Wonder | R. J. Palacio

I selected the book because i heard about the movie but never watched it so i decided to just read the book.

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CogsOfEncouragement
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This had been on my TBR for far too long. So glad I finally picked it up.
5 stars

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wideeyedreader
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This was a pretty cute story! I had seen the movie before reading this, but that was about three years ago, so I only remembered bits and pieces. I think I like the movie better, though! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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crhealey
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As a middle school teacher, I don‘t find Palacio‘s descriptions of 5th graders to be particularly accurate. But here we are #sundaylessonplanning for 7th grade. #getoutside #wearamask

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erzascarletbookgasm
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OriginalCyn620 😥📚😥 2y
AmyG Difinitely Wonder. 2y
TK421 I held it together until the dog died. The kid's reactions got me bad. 😭 2y
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erzascarletbookgasm @AmyG @TK421 I haven‘t watched the movie, I‘m sure I‘ll cry buckets. 2y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 😭😭😭 2y
AmyG Yep. You will cry if you watch the movie. It‘s also very good. 2y
AmyG @TK421 I always cry when pets die. 2y
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magicalshelves
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I can‘t believe it took me so long to finally read this book! I definitely cried a few times while reading. #wonder

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Lovesbooks87
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I can‘t even put into words what I am feeling after reading this book. While listening to this book I was happy, angry and had tears in my eyes for Auggie! I felt joy and heartbreak for him. I hope this book shows people that it doesn‘t matter what you look like on the outside what matters is what‘s on the inside. I need to watch the movie now!

#bbrc middle grade made easy main character with a disability

lynneamch So good. Also worth reading 2y
Lovesbooks87 @lynneamch I saw that there was another book that had this story in it. I will have to pick it up. Thanks for recommending it! 2y
LibrarianRyan 😁👍🏻❤️ 2y
Sarahreadstoomuch I love this book so much!! 2y
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