I won't describe what I look like. Whatever you're thinking, it's probably worse. August Pullman was born with a facial deformity that, up until now, has prevented him from going to a mainstream school. Starting 5th grade at Beecher Prep, he wants nothing more than to be treated as an ordinary kid—but his new classmates can’t get past Auggie’s extraordinary face. WONDER , now a #1 New York Times bestseller and included on the Texas Bluebonnet Award master list, begins from Auggie’s point of view, but soon switches to include his classmates, his sister, her boyfriend, and others. These perspectives converge in a portrait of one community’s struggle with empathy, compassion, and acceptance. "Wonder is the best kids' book of the year," said Emily Bazelon, senior editor at Slate.com and author of Sticks and Stones: Defeating the Culture of Bullying and Rediscovering the Power of Character and Empathy . In a world where bullying among young people is an epidemic, this is a refreshing new narrative full of heart and hope. R.J. Palacio has called her debut novel “a meditation on kindness” —indeed, every reader will come away with a greater appreciation for the simple courage of friendship. Auggie is a hero to root for, a diamond in the rough who proves that you can’t blend in when you were born to stand out. Join the conversation: #thewonderofwonder From the Hardcover edition.
@ C.F Avenue 4.5 非常感动非常暖心的故事。做一个善良的人，善待别人的人【亚马逊和goodreads上的书评都说看哭了，准备了一盒纸我竟然一滴眼泪没掉，于是没有给5星。。。 @ runt hypocrisies @ 叮当想旅行 挺温馨感人的小故事。故事的发展走向，虽然有点“政治正确”的意味，但我们要先做到“正确”，才能谈过与不及的问题～～ @ 陆书白 2014读的最暖的一部。且词汇量要求极低。 @ Etymon Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much. @ Silenced. 给小妹妹做家庭老师简直逼着我英语学习 @ 凌小雨 大概是我读的最顺畅的原版书，第一次体会到读原版书的乐趣，根本停不下来 @ 成不苦 always be kind @ 猫的华尔兹 一部非常温暖人心的小说。小说从每个孩子的视角来写，似乎像是儿童文学的书，可是读起来真实可爱丝毫不觉得幼稚。因为个人英文水平有限，读起来觉得非考试类的小生词还是挺多的，但不影响阅读，句子大多比较简单，非常口语化。 @ 假人 ‘When given the choice between being right or being kind, choose kind.’