Wonder: by R. J. Palacio | Conversation Starters
In “Wonder”, readers are introduced to an extraordinary young protagonist who must deal with a condition that has made his face appear different, preventing him from attending school. August Pullman, or Auggie, wants desperately to be treated like everyone else. His classmates, however, have a difficult time accepting him. Told from multiple points of view, “Wonder” explores the importance of acceptance and friendship in the face of diversity.
R.J. Palacio’s “Wonder” inspired the Choose Kind movement and has been critically acclaimed for its heartfelt message. Praised as “beautifully written”, Palacio’s novel has captured the attention of audiences worldwide.
A Brief Look Inside:
EVERY GOOD BOOK CONTAINS A WORLD FAR DEEPER
than the surface of its pages. The characters and their world come alive,
and the characters and its world still live on.
Conversation Starters is peppered with questions designed to
bring us beneath the surface of the page
and invite us into the world that lives on.
These questions can be used to..
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