Wonder by R.J. Palacio

Prepare to be twisted into this tale like roots into a tree trunk.

August, a boy whose outer layer may be horrifically deformed, but whose inside is smart and funny, is about to start middle school.  This is the first time that he will attend school and the story of his first year there is gripping.

The life of August is told by most of the characters who know him, and, of course, August, though surprisingly not his parents.  This  ‘puts you in someone else’s shoes’.  I highly recommend Wonder to any mature 8 year old and up.

I hope you enjoy this book as much as I did!

Wonder by R.J. Palacio