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Listening Length 8 hours and 6 minutes
Author R. J. Palacio
Narrator Diana Steele, Nick Podehl, Kate Rudd
Whispersync for Voice Ready
Audible.com Release Date February 14, 2012
Publisher Brilliance Audio
Program Type Audiobook
Version Unabridged
Language English
ASIN B0078XQPBA
Best Sellers Rank #1,109 in Audible Books & Originals (See Top 100 in Audible Books & Originals)
#8 in Children's Books on Disability
#10 in Children's Daily Activities Books
#13 in Children's Books on Diseases & Physical Illness

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Reviewed in the United States on January 20, 2019
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Reviewed in the United States on January 14, 2018
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Reviewed in the United States on March 9, 2018
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5.0 out of 5 stars This Emotional, Amazing Book is One for All Ages to Read! Trust Me, You Want to Read It!
By Kristin B. on March 9, 2018
"'If every single person in this room made it a rule that wherever you are, whenever you can, you will try to act a little kinder than is necessary - the world really would be a better place. And if you do this, if you act just a little kinder than is necessary, someone else, somewhere, someday, may recognize in you, in every single one of you, the face of God.'"

I love to read and am always on the lookout for new books to read. I had seen this one awhile ago but decided not to read it at the time because I have so many books I want to read. My twins' school is reading this collectively and I wanted to read it along with them so I decided to purchase my own copy so I would know what they were talking about and could help explain the book. I ended up reading ahead and just finished it. It was so good and I wish I had read it sooner, it was that good!

August Pullman is truly an ordinary kid in every way you would think of a ten-year-old boy, except for one thing. He was born with a deformed face and, despite many surgeries, he doesn't quite look "normal." His mom has homeschooled him so that he doesn't have to be out in the world. Now it's time for Auggie to enter fifth grade and his mom is really pushing for him to go to public school. Middle school is hard enough for any kid and Auggie and all of the students, faculty, and staff at Beecher Prep will learn about the power of kindness and how it can really affect us.

I started reading this book at the same time that I'm also reading it out loud to my five-year-old twins and I couldn't resist reading ahead! The story is engaging, descriptive, emotional at times, and truly heartwarming. I teared up at several parts, both happy and sad. Wonder is told from several characters' viewpoints so it's great to get a broader view of what's going on during the story than just from one character.

I would give this book ten stars if I could! I really felt like I was right there with the rest of the kids at Beecher Prep since the writing was so good and engaging. I feel kids and adults of all ages would love to read this book because it is a good reminder that it is important to always be kind to everyone. You just never know how much that kindness will mean to another person!
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Leonidas Dimakopoulos
5.0 out of 5 stars One of my favorite books
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on December 31, 2018
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5.0 out of 5 stars Beautiful, made me laugh and cry
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on February 8, 2019
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Reviewed in the United Kingdom on October 28, 2018
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5.0 out of 5 stars A must read for all the ages
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5.0 out of 5 stars A must read for all the ages
Reviewed in India on March 31, 2019
"I won't describe what I look like. Whatever you're thinking, it's probably worse."
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Wonder by R.J. Palacio is a story of a ten-year-old boy named August Pullman. He had multiple surgeries to correct his facial deformity so he was homeschooled. However, his parents decide to send him to a school before he starts studying for fifth grade. The book covers his experiences and struggles in his new school.
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The narrative hit me hard from the very first line. I really liked the spirit of August, who kept a positive attitude even in the midst of hopeless and traumatising situations. I also liked the fact that the author has given multiple point of views in this book. Although the book is written for young readers, I feel that it has a universal appeal. I laughed and I cried while reading this book. There are wonderful lessons about friendship and kindness which everyone should remember and apply in their life.
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Wonder is a wonderful book which will touch the heart and soul of the readers. I loved this book to the core.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Worth reading
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on March 22, 2018
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