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R. J. Palacio - Author

About the Author

R J Palacio is a graphic designer by day and a writer by night. She lives in New York City with her family and a black dog called Bear.

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Penguin Readers Level 3: Wonder

Penguin Readers Level 3: Wonder

Author: R. J. Palacio Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/09/2019

August Pullman has been home-schooled all his life. Now he is starting fifth grade at a New York City middle school. He doesn't want to draw attention to himself, but that isn't easy when he looks like he does. Penguin Readers is a series of the best new fiction, essential non-fiction and popular classics written for learners of English as a foreign language. Beautifully illustrated and carefully adapted, the series introduces language learners around the world to the bestselling authors and most compelling content from Penguin Random House. The eight levels of Penguin Readers follow the Common European Framework and include language activities that help readers to develop key skills. Wonder, a Level 3 Reader, is A2 in the CEFR framework. The text is made up of sentences with up to three clauses, introducing first conditional, past continuous and present perfect simple for general experience. It is well supported by illustrations, which appear on most pages.

Wonder eOmni Collection: Wonder, Auggie & Me, 365 Days of Wonder

Wonder eOmni Collection: Wonder, Auggie & Me, 365 Days of Wonder

Author: R. J. Palacio Format: eBook Release Date: 14/11/2017

WONDER IS NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING JULIA ROBERTS, OWEN WILSON, AND JACOB TREMBLAY!Over 6 million people have read the #1 New York Times bestseller Wonder—the book that inspired the Choose Kind movement—and have fallen in love with Auggie Pullman, an ordinary boy with an extraordinary face.The internationally beloved novel Wonder, the treasured collection of companion stories Auggie & Me, and the inspirational 365 Days of Wonder: Mr. Browne's Book of Precepts are now available in an ebook omnibus edition. This is the perfect package for the millions of readers who have fallen in love with Auggie Pullman, his friends, and their teacher Mr. Browne, and also for readers who have yet to be introduced to the wonder of Wonder. Praise for Wonder:"e;A beautiful, funny and sometimes sob-making story of quiet transformation."e; --The Wall Street Journal"e;A crackling page-turner filled with characters you can't help but root for."e; --Entertainment Weekly"e;Rich and memorable."e; --The New York Times Book ReviewPraise for 365 Days of Wonder:"e;A big collection of inspiring words that will appeal to the legions of fans awaiting more wonder in their lives."e; --Kirkus Reviews "e;Palacio has an uncanny grasp of the minds and hearts of 8- to 12-year-olds, and the people who used to be them."e; --The New York Times Praise for Auggie & Me:"e;Not only a companion to Wonder, but a wonder in itself."e; --Kirkus, starred review

Four Wonder Notebooks Draw, Dream, Doodle and Write

Four Wonder Notebooks Draw, Dream, Doodle and Write

Author: R. J. Palacio Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/05/2017

We're All Wonders

We're All Wonders

Author: R. J. Palacio Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/03/2017

I know I can't change the way I look. But maybe, just maybe, people can change the way they see... For younger readers, the unforgettable story of August Pullman and Wonder reimagined in this gorgeous picture book. With spare, powerful text and richly-imagined illustrations, We're All Wonders 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 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 teachers to talk about empathy, difference and kindness with young children.

We're All Wonders

We're All Wonders

Author: R. J. Palacio Format: eBook Release Date: 28/03/2017

The unforgettable bestseller Wonder,now a major motion picture,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 6 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 worlda 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 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 Kids' Book A New York Times Book Review Notable Book An NPR Outstanding Backseat Book Club Pick An Entertainment Weekly 10 Great Kids' Books Selection ';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 Notes

Wonder Notes

Author: R. J. Palacio Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/03/2017

Choose Kind Journal Do One Wonderful Thing Every Day (A Wonder Journal)

Choose Kind Journal Do One Wonderful Thing Every Day (A Wonder Journal)

Author: R. J. Palacio Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/03/2017

Wonder

Wonder

Author: R. J. Palacio Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/03/2017

Read the internationally bestselling book before you watch the major movie from Lionsgate, starring Julia Roberts and Owen Wilson. This special edition is complete with exclusive behind-the-scenes content. The unforgettable and life-affirming story of August Pullman - a boy who's desperate to blend in, but is destined to stand out. 'My name is August. I won't describe what I look like. Whatever you're thinking, it's probably worse.' Auggie wants to be an ordinary ten-year-old. He does ordinary things - eating ice cream, playing on his Xbox. He feels ordinary - inside. But ordinary kids don't make other ordinary kids run away screaming in playgrounds. Ordinary kids aren't stared at wherever they go. Born with a terrible facial abnormality, Auggie has been home-schooled by his parents his whole life. Now, for the first time, he's being sent to a real school. All he wants is to be accepted. But can he convince his new classmates that he's just like them, underneath it all? Astonishingly powerful, WONDER is a read you'll never forget.

Wonder

Wonder

Author: R. J. Palacio Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 02/03/2017

Penguin presents the complete, unabridged audiobook of Wonder by R. J. Palacio, read by Nick Podehl, Kate Rudd and Diana Steele. 'My name is August. I won't describe what I look like. Whatever you're thinking, it's probably worse.' Auggie wants to be an ordinary ten-year-old. He does ordinary things - eating ice cream, playing on his Xbox. He feels ordinary - inside. But ordinary kids don't make other ordinary kids run away screaming in playgrounds. Ordinary kids aren't stared at wherever they go. Born with a terrible facial abnormality, Auggie has been home-schooled by his parents his whole life. Now, for the first time, he's being sent to a real school. All he wants is to be accepted - but can he convince his new classmates that he's just like them, underneath it all? Astonishingly powerful, WONDER is a read you'll never forget.

Auggie & Me: Three Wonder Stories

Auggie & Me: Three Wonder Stories

Author: R. J. Palacio Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/08/2015

WONDER tells the story of Auggie Pullman: an ordinary boy with an extraordinary face, whose first year at school changed the lives and the perspectives of everyone around him. Auggie & Me is a new side to the WONDER story: three new chapters from three different characters: Julian, the bully Christopher, Auggie's oldest friend Charlotte, Auggie's classmate Auggie & Me gives an insight into how Auggie has touched their own lives. Thought-provoking, surprising, infuriating, heartbreaking and heartwarming, it's a must-read for the thousands of readers who loved WONDER.

Auggie & Me

Auggie & Me

Author: R. J. Palacio Format: eBook Release Date: 18/08/2015

Over 2 million people have read the #1 New York Times bestseller Wonder and have fallen in love with Auggie Pullman, an ordinary boy with an extraordinary face. Readers have also been treated to three stories offering a special look at Auggies world through new points of view. Previously only available individually, now theyll be published all together in one audio collection!These stories are an extra peek at Auggie before he started at Beecher Prep and during his first year there. Listeners get to see him through the eyes of Julian, the bully; Christopher, Auggies oldest friend; and Charlotte, Auggies new friend at school. Together, these three stories are a treasure for listeners who dont want to leave Auggie behind when they finish Wonder.

Wonder Journal

Wonder Journal

Author: R. J. Palacio Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/07/2015

This is a beautiful journal for use throughout the year, packed with quotes, inspiration and words of wisdom from the much-loved, bestselling and award-winning novel Wonder.

Shingaling: A Wonder Story

Shingaling: A Wonder Story

Author: R. J. Palacio Format: eBook Release Date: 12/05/2015

WONDERIS NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING JULIA ROBERTS AND JACOB TREMBLAY!Over 6 million people have read the #1New York TimesbestsellerWonderthe book that inspired the Choose Kind movementand have fallen in love with Auggie Pullman, an ordinary boy with an extraordinary face.Readers have also been given a special look at another side of Auggie's story withThe Julian Chapterand a peek at his life before Beecher Prep inPluto. In Shingaling,the third Wonder Story, they'll read about life as a fifth grader at Beecher Prep through the eyes of Charlotte, the girl who had been chosen to be Auggie's "e;welcome"e; buddy. Readers will not only learn more about Charlotte and her budding friendship with reader-favorite, Summer (they solve a mystery together), but how the girls at Beecher Prep react to Auggie attending their school for the first time, and how Charlotte came to write the precept she used at the end of Wonder, "e;It's not enough to be friendly. You have to be a friend."e;

Shingaling

Shingaling

Author: R. J. Palacio Format: eBook Release Date: 12/05/2015

Over 2 million people have read the New York Times bestseller Wonder and have fallen in love with Auggie Pullman, an ordinary boy with an extraordinary face. Listeners have also been given a special look at another side of Auggie's story with The Julian Chapter and a peek at his life before Beecher Prep in Pluto. In Shingaling, the third Wonder Story, they'll listen about life as a fifth grader at Beecher Prep through the eyes of Charlotte, the girl who had been chosen to be Auggie's "e;welcome"e; buddy. Listeners will not only learn more about Charlotte and her budding friendship with fan-favorite, Summer (they solve a mystery together), but how the girls at Beecher Prep react to Auggie attending their school for the first time, and how Charlotte came to write the precept she used at the end of Wonder, "e;It's not enough to be friendly. You have to be a friend."e;

Wonder

Wonder

Author: R. J. Palacio Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/05/2015

August (Auggie) Pullman was born with a facial deformity that prevented him from going to a mainstream schooluntil now. Hes about to enter fifth grade at Beecher Prep, and if youve ever been the new kid, then you know how hard that can be. The thing is, Auggies just an ordinary kid, with an extraordinary face. But can he convince his new classmates that hes just like them, despite appearances?

Pluto: A Wonder Story

Pluto: A Wonder Story

Author: R. J. Palacio Format: eBook Release Date: 10/02/2015

WONDERIS NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING JULIA ROBERTS AND JACOB TREMBLAY!Over 6 million people have read the #1New York TimesbestsellerWonderthe book that inspired the Choose Kind movementand have fallen in love with Auggie Pullman, an ordinary boy with an extraordinary face.Last year readers were given a special look at another side of his story withThe Julian Chapter, and now they'll get a peek at Auggie's life before Beecher Prep, with an exclusive newshort story told entirely from the point of view of Christopher, Auggie'soldestfriend. Christopher was Auggie'sbestfriendfrom the time they were babies untilhis familymoved away; he was there through all of Auggie's surgeries and heartbreaks,through bad times and goodlike Star Wars marathons and dreams of traveling to Pluto together. Alternating between childhood flashbacks and the present day, an especially bad day for Christopher, Pluto is the story of two boys grown apart learning that good friendships are worth a little extra effort.