The unforgettable, life-affirming and internationally bestselling story of August Pullman - a boy who's desperate to blend in, but is destined to stand out because of the way he looks.
R. J. Palacio lives in Brooklyn, NY with her husband, two sons and two dogs (Bear and Beau). Her debut novel, Wonder, has been on the New York Times bestseller list since March, 2012, and has sold over 14 million copies worldwide. The book's message of kindness has inspired the Choose Kind movement, and has been embraced by readers, young and old, around the world.
"Remarkable . . . It has the power to move hearts and change minds"
* Guardian *
"Incredibly charming, brutal and brilliant" * Observer *
"It wreaks emotional havoc . . . To finish it with a firm resolve to be a better person - well, you can't ask much more of any book than that" * Independent *
"When the kids have finished with this, the adults will want to read it. Everybody should" * Financial Times *
"Awesome . . . So authentic you'll swear a kid wrote the book. And yes, that's a good thing" * Glamour *