The unforgettable, life-affirming and internationally bestselling story of August Pullman - a boy who's desperate to blend in, but is destined to stand out because of the way he looks.
R. J. Palacio was born and raised in New York City. She attended the High School of Art and Design and the Parsons School of Design, where she majored in illustration. She was a graphic designer and an art director for many years before writing her critically acclaimed debut novel, Wonder, which has been on the New York Times bestseller list since March 2012, sold over 16 million copies worldwide and been adapted into a movie. In addition to Wonder, R. J. has written Auggie & Me- Three Wonder Stories, 365 Days of Wonder, We're All Wonders and White Bird- A Wonder Story, which is soon to be a major motion picture. She lives in Brooklyn, New York with her husband, two sons and two dogs (Bear and Beau). Follow her on Twitter- @RJPalacio
Remarkable . . . It has the power to move hearts and change minds *
Incredibly charming, brutal and brilliant * Observer *
It wreaks emotional havoc . . . To finish it with a firm resolve to be a better person - well, you can't ask much more of any book than that * Independent *
When the kids have finished with this, the adults will want to read it. Everybody should * Financial Times *
Awesome . . . So authentic you'll swear a kid wrote the book. And yes, that's a good thing * Glamour *