Born with no features other than one eye, the protagonist Auggie is mocked by his peers - but the acceptance he seeks may be closer than he thinks. Palacio has yet again delivered a highly necessary message.
Author: R J Palacio Publisher: Bodley Head Interest age: 9+ Reading age: 9+
August ('Auggie') Pullman can't help but stand out - he was born with a severe facial deformity. Written in the first person, Wonder follows Auggie as he experiences more than the usual ups-and-downs of friendships, family and school.