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R.J. Palacio Reads | Wonder


Thoughts On The Book
R.J. Palacio in her book 'Wonder' has beautifully encaptured  the problems that a specially abled or simply put a disabled person, has to undergo and suffer. She also talks about how a person has to tolerate bullying in school and his feelings: she also discusses about the life of pets and the way inhumane humans mistreat them. Pets as she says is more than just an animal. All this thought provoking instances are talked about in one book.
This book has really touched my heart because not only has the author discussed about such problems in our society but he has essentially engraved into our soul a different perspective of life. She tells us about the many ways in which a person can overcome such a situation and how a disability doesn't necessarily mean that everything is over.

Storyline
The whole story revolves around the life of a little boy named August Pullman who was inflicted with Mandibulofacial dystosis from birth. Also commonly called, Treacher Collins Syndrome. This disease causes the facial distortion of a person. The muscles and the skin of the diseased gets drooped down. This is why he was homeschooled his whole life. However, his parents decided it was time for him to go to the school of 'ordinary people'. He was sent to a middle-school where he had to stumble into problems that every disabled person has to face. It's his journey through this hardship that's discussed in this phenomenal book.

Cast/Characters
August Pullman : The central character of this piece.
Isabel : She is August's mom.
Nate: He is August's dad.
Via: His sister.
Jack Wells

Timeline
Book(2012)
It's R.J.Palacio's debut novel with has been a chartbuster. Her novel is on the NYT Bestselling Novels since 2012.
Movie (2016)
The book has been adapted into a Major Motion Picture with Oliver Wilson starring the movie.

Warning!! : As we always say, read the book before watching the movie.

Pricing
This book is not available in all local stores but its always better to buy book online as it saves your hard earned money. Below are the links to buy the book : 



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