We're All Wonders

We're All Wonders

eBook - 2017
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The unforgettable bestseller Wonder has inspired a nationwide movement to Choose Kind. Now parents and educators can introduce the importance of choosing kind to younger readers with this gorgeous picture book, featuring Auggie and Daisy on an original adventure, written and illustrated by R. J. Palacio. Over 5 million people have fallen in love with Wonder and have joined the movement to Choose Kind. Now younger readers can meet Auggie Pullman, an ordinary boy with an extraordinary face, and his beloved dog, Daisy. Countless fans have asked R. J. Palacio to write a book for younger readers. With We're All Wonders, she makes her picture-book debut as both author and artist, with a spare, powerful text and striking, richly imagined illustrations. Palacio shows readers what it's like to live in Auggie's world—a world in which he feels like any other kid, but he's not always seen that way. We're All Wonders may be Auggie's story, but it taps into every child's longing to belong, and to be seen for who they truly are. It's the perfect way for families and educators to talk about empathy and kindness with young children.Praise for Wonder:A #1 New York Times BestsellerA USA Today Top 100 BestsellerAn Indie BestsellerA Time Magazine 100 Best Young Adult Books of All Time SelectionA Washington Post Best Kids' BookA Parents Magazine Top 10 Book of the YearA New York Times Book Review Notable BookAn NPR Outstanding Backseat Book Club PickAn Entertainment Weekly 10 Great Kids' Books SelectionA Publishers Weekly Best Book of the YearA School Library Journal Best Book of the YearA Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the YearA Booklist Editors' ChoiceAn E. B. White Read Aloud Award WinnerAn ALA Notable BookA Bank Street Best Book of the YearAn IRA-CBC Teachers' ChoiceA New York Public Library 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing SelectionA Christopher Award Winner"A beautiful, funny and sometimes sob-making story of quiet transformation." —The Wall Street Journal"A crackling page-turner filled with characters you can't help but root for." —Entertainment Weekly"Rich and memorable." —The New York Times Book Review"Wonder is the best kids' book of the year." —Slate.com"A glorious exploration of the nature of friendship, tenacity, fear, and most importantly, kindness." —The Huffington Post"Endearing, enduring Auggie and his family and friends will find a place in the hearts of readers and prompt reflection on how we treat others." —The Washington Post
Publisher: 2017
ISBN: 9781524766511
Branch Call Number: EBOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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Jan 19, 2019

"Look with kindness and you will always find Wonder" is a fantastic message that everyone should practice and share.

Sep 20, 2018

I checked out this book because I was excited to teach my class about congenital anomaly and bodily difference. I am incredibly disappointed with how poorly the author handles the subject.

The text on the back reads "I know I can't change the way I look. BUT maybe, just maybe, people can change the way they see."
1) A book that is truly about embracing bodily difference would not have a main character interested in changing their appearance. They would love themselves for being themselves.
2) It is not the job or duty of disabled people or people with extraordinary bodies to TEACH nondisableds how to see. It is not our job to help nondisableds feel good about themselves. We exist in our own right. We are not a "teachable moment", we are living, breathing people.

There are so many shortcomings to this book, and subtle but harmful messages. This is a terrible introduction to disability. I do not recommend this book to anyone.

JCLHeatherM Feb 18, 2018

The beautiful, eternal theme of choosing kind is highlighted in Palacio's companion piece to 'Wonder'. Younger readers can meet Auggie and celebrate the uniqueness in everyone. When we are kind to one another, we can see that we are indeed all wonders, and that is truly magical.

ArapahoeStaff2 Nov 22, 2017

I love a well-written story, fun/colorful/thoughtful illustrations, matched with an iconic character. It's no wonder this one has topped the charts for the bestsellers. And most importantly, it has a simple to understand yet powerful message. Highly recommend for all! Even those that haven't read the book.

coloradobuck Oct 30, 2017

every person should read this book! uplifting!!! My favorite line was: "I know I can't change the way I look. But maybe, just maybe...people can change the way they see. If they do, they'll see that I'm a wonder. And they'll see that they're wonders too!"

jpmel Jun 29, 2017

Love this one for storytime and for elementary school age kids :D

May 25, 2017

Excellent! A Wonder of a Book for all ages! A great picture book to accompany the fabulous chapter book for older students, Grade 5 & older.

SnoIsleLib_KatC May 16, 2017

This is a picture book adaptation of "Wonder" by the same author, R.J. Palacio. Children will recognize themselves, and others who seem different, in the character. We are all Wonders, and that's a good thing.

ArapahoeMollie May 02, 2017

This book is a great introduction to being kind and understanding that differences are necessary and beautiful. Change the way you see!

JCLSarahA Apr 06, 2017

Excellent new book for young readers reinforcing kindness and acceptance.

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