Wonder By R.J. Palacio in OutlooK-12 Magazine

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BOOKS-A-MILLION

Launches Summer Quest Reading Program To promote reading during the summer months, Books-A-Million is launching its Summer Quest Reading program, which features a reading list of over 75 popular books for both kids and teens. Young readers who participate will receive a Camp Half-Blood tote bag celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Percy Jackson & The Olympians book series by Rick Riordan. Here’s a sampling of their Summer Quest Reading Program books:

Wonder By R.J. Palacio

 Wonder By R.J. Palacio

Wonder By R.J. Palacio

2012. 315 pp. ISBN: 9780375869020. Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers August Pullman was born with a facial difference that 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 and community can’t get past Auggie’s extraordinary face and
struggle with empathy, compassion and acceptance.