The Resource Wonder, R.J. Palacio

Wonder, R.J. Palacio

Label
Wonder
Title
Wonder
Statement of responsibility
R.J. Palacio
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Contributor
Author
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Language
eng
Summary
August Pullman was born with a facial deformity that, up until now, 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 classmates can't get past Auggie's extraordinary face. Wonder begins from Auggie's point of view, but soon switches to include his classmates, his sister, her boyfriend, and others. These perspectives converge in a portrait of one community's struggle with empathy, compassion, and acceptance
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.
Awards note
  • Young Hoosier Book Award, 2015
  • Texas Bluebonnet Award nominee, 2014.
  • Prairie Pasque Children's Book Award, 2014-2015.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10106690
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Palacio, R. J
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Middle School
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
  • 790
  • 790
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 7
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Alfred A. Knopf, Inc
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Texas Lone Star Reading List, 2013-2014
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Abnormalities, Human
  • Self-acceptance
  • Middle schools
  • Schools
  • Self-acceptance
  • Middle schools
  • Private schools
  • Schools
  • Students
  • Parent and child
  • Divorce
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Wonder, R.J. Palacio
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
315 pages
Isbn
9780375869020
Lccn
2011027133
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)726819876
Label
Wonder, R.J. Palacio
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
315 pages
Isbn
9780375869020
Lccn
2011027133
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)726819876

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