We are currently making improvements to the Audible site. In an effort to enhance the accessibility experience for our customers, we have created a page to more easily navigate the new experience, available at the web address www.audible.com/access .
 >   > 
Wonder Audiobook

Wonder

Regular Price:$10.49
  • Membership Details:
    • First book free with 30-day trial
    • $14.95/month thereafter for your choice of 1 new book each month
    • Cancel easily anytime
    • Exchange books you don't like
    • All selected books are yours to keep, even if you cancel
  • - or -

Publisher's Summary

Audie Award Nominee, Children's Titles for Ages 8-12, 2013

August (Auggie) Pullman was born with a facial deformity that prevented him from going to a mainstream school - until now. He’s about to enter fifth grade at Beecher Prep, and if you’ve ever been the new kid, then you know how hard that can be. The thing is Auggie’s just an ordinary kid, with an extraordinary face. But can he convince his new classmates that he’s just like them, despite appearances? R. J. Palacio has crafted an uplifting novel full of wonderfully realistic family interactions, lively school scenes, and writing that shines with spare emotional power.

©2012 R. J. Palacio (P)2012 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

What the Critics Say

“Wonder is a book with such a big, wide heart - it shows how we are all fragile, imperfect, and perfectly beautiful creatures. A wonderful novel by a wonder of a writer!” (Julia Alvarez, author of Return to Sender, Before We Were Free, Finding Miracles, and the Tía Lola Stories)

What Members Say

Average Customer Rating

4.6 (3474 )
5 star
 (2542)
4 star
 (672)
3 star
 (181)
2 star
 (33)
1 star
 (46)
Overall
4.7 (3043 )
5 star
 (2328)
4 star
 (519)
3 star
 (153)
2 star
 (22)
1 star
 (21)
Story
4.5 (3040 )
5 star
 (2084)
4 star
 (656)
3 star
 (199)
2 star
 (63)
1 star
 (38)
Performance
Sort by:
  •  
    Ianthe Michigan 05-02-16
    Ianthe Michigan 05-02-16 Member Since 2010
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    23
    3
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Well Done"

    Well written, well performed and well directed. My 11 year old nephew urged me to get this audiobook and I can't thank him enough. This story was exhilarating--it made me laugh, cry, be anxious and question myself. Once again, well done!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    D. Hillman West Creek, NJ 04-28-16
    D. Hillman West Creek, NJ 04-28-16 Member Since 2008

    Card Girl

    HELPFUL VOTES
    1
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    51
    2
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "A wonderful book that made me laugh and cry."

    A wonderfully written book. I couldn't put the book down. it made me laugh and cry.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Michael Gene Pritchard Toronto, Ontario Canada 04-26-16
    Michael Gene Pritchard Toronto, Ontario Canada 04-26-16 Member Since 2015
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    7
    1
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Good"

    Multiple narrators handle what is rare in kids books multiple viewpoints. Enjoyable overall and different.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Dena 04-21-16
    Dena 04-21-16
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    1
    1
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "My favorite book!"
    Would you listen to Wonder again? Why?

    Yes! I have read it multiple times.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Wonder?

    The Halloween section of the book was very memorable.


    Which character – as performed by the narrators – was your favorite?

    Auggie


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    The end of the book and the reading of the precepts.


    Any additional comments?

    Everyone should read this book.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Ari 04-14-16
    Ari 04-14-16 Member Since 2015
    HELPFUL VOTES
    2
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    34
    14
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Interesting but..."

    I liked listening to this book, and you learn so life lessons it it about what matters in life and how everyone has problems and stuff like that. It is a little childish because all the points are from the perspective of kids, but it's a little refreshing to go back in time like that. I wish it showed a perspective from his mother too.
    Performance was great.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Katelyn Ward 04-07-16 Member Since 2016
    HELPFUL VOTES
    1
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    32
    24
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Wonder"

    The main character didn't have any wants, or goals, so I couldn't really get into the book, and the performance didn't help matters.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Amazon Customer 03-23-16 Member Since 2014
    HELPFUL VOTES
    1
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    7
    3
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    "Amazing"

    Gets better every time you read it. So good. It can't get better than this RJ Palacio.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Carolyn 03-20-16
    Carolyn 03-20-16 Member Since 2015
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    29
    1
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Wonder"
    What made the experience of listening to Wonder the most enjoyable?

    The voice actors made me feel like I was there myself


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    August because he wants to be like, a normal person instead of being looked at like a zombie. An really, really UGLY one.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    The ending


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Yes


    Any additional comments?

    No

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Deborah M. 03-19-16
    Deborah M. 03-19-16
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    4
    1
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "The narrator for August absolutely killed this book."

    The story was ok for juvenile fiction, but I could not take the Marge Simpson delivery of the narrator. It made August seem babyish and contrived.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Timothy L. Tipton Texas, USA 03-18-16
    Timothy L. Tipton Texas, USA 03-18-16 Member Since 2011
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    3
    1
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Wonder"

    Very good kid book about a kid w/birth defects This book was very heart warming

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

Report Inappropriate Content

If you find this review inappropriate and think it should be removed from our site, let us know. This report will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.

Cancel

Thank you.

Your report has been received. It will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.