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Wonder by R J Palacio

 Wonder by R.J. Palacio

This is a book about a boy called Auggie who has a severe facial disfigurement. He has been home-schooled by his mother and is now due to start school for the first time. Auggie has to deal with prejudices from the young people who avoid talking to him at his new school because of his appearance. He is funny and intelligent and he wants to be accepted by his classmates and prove that underneath it all he is just like them. It's a funny and touching story. It's sure to bring a tear to your eye. It is suitable for all pupils, regardless of age or gender. I know if you read it you too will recommend it to friends!

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