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Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers 1 9780375869020
Wonder

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I WON T DESCRIBE WHAT I LOOK LIKE. WHATEVER YOU RE THINKING, IT S PROBABLY WORSE. AUGUST PULLMAN WAS BORN WITH A FACIAL DEFORMITY 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. WONDER, NOW A #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER AND INCLUDED ON THE TEXAS BLUEBONNET AWARD MASTER LIST, 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. WONDER IS THE BEST KIDS BOOK OF THE YEAR, SAID EMILY BAZELON, SENIOR EDITOR AT SLATE.COM AND AUTHOR OF STICKS AND STONES: DEFEATING THE CULTURE OF BULLYING AND REDISCOVERING THE POWER OF CHARACTER AND EMPATHY. IN A WORLD WHERE BULLYING AMONG YOUNG PEOPLE IS AN EPIDEMIC, THIS IS A REFRESHING NEW NARRATIVE FULL OF HEART AND HOPE. R.J. PALACIO HAS CALLED HER DEBUT NOVEL A MEDITATION ON KINDNESS INDEED, EVERY READER WILL COME AWAY WITH A GREATER APPRECIATION FOR THE SIMPLE COURAGE OF FRIENDSHIP. AUGGIE IS A HERO TO ROOT FOR, A DIAMOND IN THE ROUGH WHO PROVES THAT YOU CAN T BLEND IN WHEN YOU WERE BORN TO STAND OUT. JOIN THE CONVERSATION: THE WONDER OF WONDER.
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I WON T DESCRIBE WHAT I LOOK LIKE. WHATEVER YOU RE THINKING, IT S PROBABLY WORSE. AUGUST PULLMAN WAS BORN WITH A FACIAL DEFORMITY 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. WONDER, NOW ... Ver más
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Nombre Wonder
No. Ref. (SKU) 9780375869020
Editorial Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
Género N/A
Autor Palacio, R. J.
ISBN 9780375869020
EAN 0375869026
Idioma ENG
Año 2012
Formatos No
Número de páginas 315
Edición 1
Novedad N/A

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