Excellent way to teach differences... and sameness
As an adult who works extensively with developmentally and physically disabled children and adults... I applaud this book. Simply but beautifully told..Show More » account of Auggie, who with his facial anomalies leaves the cocoon of homeschooling to attend 5th grade. Well rounded point of views help the reader to understand how this disability affects friends, siblings, parents and teachers. Uplifting, clean read with a few sad spots and some really funny parts too. Nicely done!
This was a good companion book to Wonder. I enjoyed the grandmother's tale that explains Julian's namesake. The book is really geared toward YA but I ..Show More »think the combination of books (Wonder and The Julian Chapter) can be helpful for kids growing up and for adults who want to talk to their kids. Now, I am not a parent, and the books were thought-provoking.