Summary

Soon to be a major film starring Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson and Jacob Tremblay.
'My name is August. I won't describe what I look like. Whatever you're thinking, it's probably worse.'
Auggie wants to be an ordinary ten-year-old. He does ordinary things - eating ice cream, playing on his Xbox. He feels ordinary - inside. But ordinary kids don't make other ordinary kids run away screaming in playgrounds. Ordinary kids aren't stared at wherever they go. Born with a terrible facial abnormality, Auggie has been home-schooled by his parents his whole life. Now, for the first time, he's being sent to a real school - and he's dreading it. All he wants is to be accepted - but can he convince his new classmates that he's just like them, underneath it all?
Wonder is a funny, frank, astonishingly moving debut to read in one sitting, pass on to others, and remember long after the final page.
©2012 R J Palacio (P)2012 Random House AudioGo
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1 out of 5 stars
By Ania Ringwelski on 17-01-18

cant get past the voice of the reader

personal thing but having listened to hundreds of audible, this is the only one that really bothers me, my husband and my whole family enough that we cant get past a few chapters of what sounds like a nice story. the narrator does a cutsey baby voice that really is unnecessary.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Anna on 03-11-17

poignant tale of looking beyond the visual.

this was a heart warming tale of overcoming barriers without everyone gushingly becoming the best of friends.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Anonymous User on 04-06-17

Good book

The sisters voice isn't very nice but the other 2 are ,overall great story
Would buy wonder 2 if there is one😄

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5 out of 5 stars
By A on 22-01-13

Amazing

A book that is guaranteed to take your child on an amazing journey - engrossing, entertaining, enlightening - there aren't enough superlatives you can apply to this book to do it justice.

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