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 Weâre 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 itâs like to live in Auggieâs worldâa world in which he feels like any other kid, but heâs not always seen that way.
Weâre All Wonders may be Auggieâs story, but it taps into every childâs longing to belong, and to be seen for who they truly are. Itâs the perfect way for families and educators to talk about empathy and kindness with young children.
Praise for Wonder:
A #1 New York Times Bestseller
A USA Today Top 100 Bestseller
An Indie Bestseller
A Time Magazine 100 Best Young Adult Books of All Time Selection
A Washington Post Best Kidsâ Book
A Parents Magazine Top 10 Book of the Year
A New York Times Book Review Notable Book
An NPR Outstanding Backseat Book Club Pick
An Entertainment Weekly 10 Great Kidsâ Books Selection
A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year
A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year
A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year
A Booklist Editorsâ Choice
An E. B. White Read Aloud Award Winner
An ALA Notable Book
A Bank Street Best Book of the Year
An IRA-CBC Teachersâ Choice
A New York Public Library 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing Selection
A Christopher Award Winner
âA beautiful, funny and sometimes sob-making story of quiet transformation.â âThe Wall Street Journal
âA crackling page-turner filled with characters you canât help but root for.â âEntertainment Weekly
âRich and memorable.â âThe New York Times Book Review
âWonder is the best kidsâ book of the year.â âSlate.com
âA glorious exploration of the nature of friendship, tenacity, fear, and most importantly, kindness.â âThe Huffington Post
âEndearing, enduring Auggie and his family and friends will find a place in the hearts of readers and prompt reflection on how we treat others.â âThe Washington Post