Auggie & Me (Hardcover) by R. J. Palacio

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Dimensions (Overall): 8.3 Inches (H) x 5.9 Inches (W) x 1 Inches (D)
Weight: 1 Pounds
Suggested Age: 9-12 Years
Number of Pages: 303
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Disabilities & Special Needs
Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Inc
Format: Hardcover
Author: R. J. Palacio
Language: English
Street Date: August 18, 2015
TCIN: 21519164
UPC: 9781101934852
Item Number (DPCI): 059-12-0980
Origin: Made in the USA

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About the Book



"These stories are an extra peek at Auggie, a boy born with extreme facial abnormalities, before he started at Beecher Prep and during his first year there. Readers get to see him through the eyes of Julian, the bully; Christopher, Auggie's oldest friend; and Charlotte, Auggie's new friend at school"--



Book Synopsis



WONDER IS NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING JULIA ROBERTS AND JACOB TREMBLAY!

Over 8 million people have read the #1 New York Times bestseller Wonder and have fallen in love with Auggie Pullman, an ordinary boy with an extraordinary face.

Auggie & Me gives readers a special look at Auggie's world through three new points of view. These stories are an extra peek at Auggie before he started at Beecher Prep and during his first year there. Readers get to see him through the eyes of Julian, the bully; Christopher, Auggie's oldest friend; and Charlotte, Auggie's new friend at school. Together, these three stories are a treasure for readers who don't want to leave Auggie behind when they finish Wonder.



Review Quotes



Praise for 365 DAYS OF WONDER:

Starred Review, Kirkus Reviews
"Not only a companion to Wonder, but a wonder in itself."

Praise for WONDER:

#1 New York Times bestseller

A School Library Journal Best of Children's Books

A Publishers Weekly Best of Children's Books

A Kirkus Reviews Best of Children's Books

A Booklist Best of Children's Books

Wonder is essentially ... a wonder. It's well-written, engaging, and so much fun to read that the pages almost turn themselves. More than that, Wonder touches the heart in the most life-affirming, unexpected ways, delivering in August Pullman a character whom readers will remember forever. Do yourself a favor and read this book - your life will be better for it. - Nicholas Sparks, #1 New York Timesbestselling author

Slate.com
Wonder is the best kids' book of the year.

Entertainment Weekly:
In a wonder of a debut, Palacio has written a crackling page-turner filled with characters you can't help but root for.

The New York Times
Rich and memorable...It's Auggie and the rest of the children who are the real heart of 'Wonder, ' and Palacio captures the voices of girls and boys, fifth graders and teenagers, with equal skill.

The Wall Street Journal
What makes R.J. Palacio's debut novel so remarkable, and so lovely, is the uncommon generosity with which she tells Auggie's story...The result is a beautiful, funny and sometimes sob-making story of quiet transformation."

The Huffington Post,
It's in the bigger themes that Palacio's writing shines. This book is a glorious exploration of the nature of friendship, tenacity, fear, and most importantly, kindness.

Full of heart, full of truth, Wonder is a book about seeing the beauty that's all around us. I dare you not to fall in love with Auggie Pullman.
- Rebecca Stead, Newbery award-winning author of When You Reach Me

It is the deceptive simplicity and honesty of the work that make Wonder so memorable. Every single character seems real and well drawn and oh-so human...This book is beautiful. - Christopher Paul Curtis, Newbery award-winning author of Bud, Not Buddy

A beautiful story of kindness and courage. There are many real and well-developed characters, and they each have their shining moments. Of course, Auggie shines the brightest. - Clare Vanderpool, Newbery award-winning author of Moon Over Manifest

Wonder is a beautifully told story about heartache, love, and the value of human life. One comes away from it wanting to be a better person. - Patricia Reilly Giff, two-time Newbery honor-winning author of Lily's Crossing and Pictures of Hollis Woods

Wonder is a shining jewel of a story that cannot help but encourage readers of all ages to do better, to be better, in how they treat others in life. I'm totally in love with this novel. - Trudy Ludwig, anti-bullying advocate and author of My Secret Bully, Confessions of a Former Bully, Better Than You, and Just Kidding

Starred Review, Publishers Weekly
"Few first novels pack more of a punch: it's a rare story with the power to open eyes--and hearts--to what it's like to be singled out for a difference you can't control, when all you want is to be just another face in the crowd."

Starred Review, Booklist
"Palacio makes it feel not only effortless but downright graceful, and by the stand-up-and-cheer conclusion, readers will be doing just that, and feeling as if they are part of this troubled but ultimately warm-hearted community."

Starred Review, School Library Journal
Palacio has an exceptional knack for writing realistic conversation and describing the thoughts and emotions of the characters...A well-written, thought-provoking book.

Starred Review, Kirkus Reviews
"A memorable story of kindness, courage and wonder."



About The Author



R. J. PALACIO lives in NYC with her husband, two sons, and two dogs. For more than twenty years, she was an art director and graphic designer, designing book jackets for other people while waiting for the perfect time in her life to start writing her own novel. But one day several years ago, a chance encounter with an extraordinary child in front of an ice cream store made R. J. realize that the perfect time to write that novel had finally come. Wonder is her first novel. She did not design the cover, but she sure does love it.

Learn more about R.J. Palacio and the world of Wonder at wonderthebook.com.

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Bought this for my son and he absolutely loves it!
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Davila61 - 5 years ago, Verified purchaser
I bought this book for my granddaughter that is 11 she loved it
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6th grade loves this book

5 out of 5 stars
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Melissa V - 6 years ago
My daughter is reading this series in her 6th grade class. She began reading the book and couldn't put it down, she finished it before they started reading it in class. She absolutely loves this series!
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brklynkim - 6 years ago, Verified purchaser
This is a great companion book to Wonder for those who are looking for more. My daughter is starting third grade and after reading Wonder together, she was desperate to find this book. However, it is geared a bit more towards older children as Julian's story includes a portion about the Holocaust that really troubled my daughter to the extent that we didn't finish his section. We're now on the second part (Pluto) from the perspective of Auggie's friend that moved away, Christopher. There is one more section that we haven't gotten to yet.
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A great read!

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Jennifer - 7 years ago
Great for boys and girls. Be sure to pick up "Wonder" by this author, too....
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