September 3, 2014

Wonder Book Review

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Wonder: 100% Kid-Approved Book Recommendation

As you probably know, STACKers love to read, so today we are featuring a book recommended by one of YOU! FriendlyMonkey10 recommends “a book that you have to read!!!” It’s Wonder by R.J. Palacio (for ages 8-12). Have you read this book? What did you think?

Read on for FriendlyMonkey’s review. . .Wonder book cover

Read Wonder by R.J. Palacio!!!!!!!!!! If you have not read this book, pick it up at the library and read it now!!! It’s a touching story about a boy named Auggie Pullman that was born with a facial deformity. Due to his frequent surgeries, he is homeschooled. For fifth grade though, he won’t be attending homeschool anymore. Because of his face, Auggie faces rudeness, mean comments, etc. . .  Can Auggie convince everyone that he is just like them even with his appearance and how will he do that? To figure out the answers, read the book!!!!

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  1. flipper

    OMG this is FANTASTIC!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  2. Kylyn

    I am reading a book right now and the book is funny,and sometimes serious.I am also on page 42, and that means I have two more chapters to go!!!!

  3. brianna

    I never read the book but I think that the book looks amazing it looks touching and sweet and I have this friend ****** who draws for the school and there are some great pictures im going to read the book soon so hopefully its good thanks

  4. dolphinfrost286

    This book is a VERY good one and I highly recommend it! It is a very touching story with an interesting plot. It is easy to read for a lot of levels. So if you haven’t read it yet, I’d go to the library and pick it up now. also, there is a sequel with three stories inside. I haven’t read it yet, but I’ll read it soon.

  5. Baby girl

    I haven’t read it yet but I will try too so I’ll go to the library and try and find it but it sounds like it’s a good book to read so imma try lol I hate reading but I’ll read this

  6. fashionfashion1429

    this book is sad and funny at the same time but mainly sad but it is a really great book so just keep a box of tissues with you

    1. Haddie

      me and my best friend presley read the book and she cried it was so funny because daisy died and I just thought of I had a dog named dasiyi love daisy she is soooooooooooooooooo cute

  7. Akaylah

    This book has inspired me to look at people more than one way and to respect them no matter how they look , but usually I’m not really into this type of subject. I do recommend for other people to read this book.

  8. Vanessa

    This book is so amazing, and the characters have really funny names like,Doctor fart,and the principal. I Love This book.

  9. Rose

    I was thinking about reading Wonder but know i definitly want to read it after who sayed those things. Its seems like an interesting book to read. Thanks so much. :) :)

  10. Gwen

    The book was very interesting. I don’t normally read books that feature this subject. I like the book. It was sad at first though

  11. Codebookish14

    Wahh. This is so heartwarming and touching, and so meanigful, even those it has such a simple message. CHOOSE KIND!

  12. Scarlett

    I absolutely love this book. It shows lots of heart. R.J Palacios teaches us that it is always the inside what matters and you never have the right to judge someone. Highly recommend this book :)

  13. purplebutterfly3223

    ive read that book it is sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo super duper duper good ! its awesome!!!!

  14. sarah

    that is such a great book and heart touching it is a great example to kids to know how kids feel when they get bully

  15. Gracie

    We are reading this as a class read aloud and I have cried a fair few times. This book makes you think about how judge mental we ALL are. You can deny it, but in a way, we are critics. We all judge people, wether saying they’re good our bad. This book inspires me.

  16. fuschiachococlate80

    I love this book so much! It really taught me the lesson to not judge a book by its cover like in the story there is a little boy named Auggie. He has a disease and he cannot help the way his face looks and nobody liked him people hated him because he looked weird and he didn’t have any friends. It taught me to make sure to not judge a person by the way they look and look what is on the inside and not just the outside. This book is amazing!

  17. bluedolphin7606

    I love this book so much I have read it three times.If u have not read go and read it.It is a heart warming, touching, and funny book.

  18. Fruity_tacos6565

    This was a great book. I read this book last year in 4th grade. A lady who volunteers at my school for writing group gave me the book to read, and I loved it. This book is very inspiring, and it just is a great book!! If you have not read Wonder, you have to rad it, because you will absolutely love this book!

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  20. cherrymint

    i agree that this book is very teacher was VERY VERY exitited to read this book aloud and when we finished i absolutely loved it!!!!!

  21. aphroditefire31

    This book actually made me cry! I know that sounds wimpy but it did. It was hilarious, thrilling, and sad all at the same time. I will read it again, and I think you should too. It made me think about how lucky I am to be a healthy kid. I hope R.J Palacio writes another sequal with Agust’s point of view.

    1. dancinggirl262

      Girl I know right it was so sad,my friend is reading it now and she is seriously crying between each page

    2. Gracie

      That is a great take on this book. It takes a lot to fit in when you don’t have a deformity, but even harder when you do.

  22. bearbloodhound1072

    I think this book rocks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Its sad and happy

  23. bearbloodhound1072

    I love this book!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    I have a question when did you guys read this book and why

  24. Quinn

    I love Wondor. Best book I have ever read. I don’t know if it was all the drama, or the person that read it to me. My whole school voted it “Book Of The Year”. It is so outstanding.

  25. sportsmind9

    I got this book for my birthday and I really, really, really love it. It is currently my favorite book of all time

  26. softballathena7

    OMG!!!! On my radio show i did a review on this book. I totally agree with friendlymonkey10!! Pick up this book and start reading!!!!! :)