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Publisher's Summary

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 Auggie's world through new points of view. Previously only available individually, now they'll 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, Auggie's oldest friend; and Charlotte, Auggie's new friend at school. Together, these three stories are a treasure for listeners who don't want to leave Auggie behind when they finish Wonder.

©2014 R. J. Palacio. (P)2015 Brilliance Audio, all rights reserved.

Critic Reviews

"A different narrator performs each of three companion stories to Palacio's beloved book, Wonder. Mike Chamberlain gives the most affecting performance in the first story... Funny, moving, and true to middle school, this production is worth repeat listening." (AudioFile)

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Wonder sequels ❤️

"Auggie and me" is an important and an awesome set of audiobooks.
Shingaling is not my favorite of the books but it is still a wonderful book!
Overall, I love the sequels to Wonder and they are so inspiring!

9 of 9 people found this review helpful

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Every Story Has A Hundred Different Views

This is a collection of 3 stories from kids who are in the book Wonder. It starts out with the antagonist from the main book, Julian, and tells his story from the fall to his redemption. The story is definitely the strongest of the three. The first half of his story is about his interactions with Auggie from his point of view and why he has such a visceral reaction. It does not excuse his bullying ever, but gives us a starting point on why it happened. The second part of his story is amazing. It may be better than the original book. In this section, Jullian visits his grand-mère in France and she tells him the story of her life, which changes his life. Powerful story. Julian is seen as a real kid with real fears, struggles, and joys. He becomes more than the obnoxious bully from the main book.
The second story is called Pluto and is about Auggie's oldest friend, Christopher. The story is good but after coming from Julian's story, it doesn't pack the same punch. This is the story where Auggie appears most in this collection. The story is good but it's hard to connect with Christopher because he just wasn't around in the main book.
The third story, Shing-A-Ling, is about Charolette, another one of Auggie's welcome buddies. It is about her becoming part of a special dance group and doing a big performance with two very unlikely partners, Ximena and Summer. This story is fun and fast. It is a good place to end on a high note.
If you are a fan of the Wonder story, these three short stories will round out your experience and give you a fuller view of that life is like at Beecher Prep. Well worth the listen.

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  • Anita
  • PORTLAND, OR, United States
  • 05-26-17

Usually, there is more to the story....

While Auggie plays a truly peripheral role in each of these three stories, this was an interesting prequel/sequel to "Wonder". The voices of these kids come through perfectly and I think it's a perfect "listen." You'll learn why Julian is such mean boy (thanks, mom and dad - yes, I said it!), how tough it can be on kids as they move on in life (it's OK, Chris, Auggie really will make friends out in the world!), and sometimes we're not really as nice as we think we are (if we're only nice when grown-ups are watching, we're really not that nice!).

I only wish we could have heard Jack Will's back story - but then again, maybe we don't need to - maybe we got to see him as he really is.

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I love it!

I think that is audible book was very emotional and heart warming. I think it really does show the true feelings of the characters.

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Excellent follow up to Wonder

If you could sum up Auggie & Me in three words, what would they be?

Please write more!

What was one of the most memorable moments of Auggie & Me?

There were too many to count. It was really neat to learn more about the key figures in Augies life.

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

Charlotte, Really felt like she was a well rounded and well developed character.

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

Yes, but unfortunately I have a job and family...so not possible.

Any additional comments?

I have my 5th grade students listening to Wonder right now...This will be the next thing we listen to as soon as we are done with Wonder. Does a great job teaching lessons about tolerance, kindness and diversity.

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Perfect for kids!!

Amazing! Best kids book ive read. Read it to your kids. Or to yourself. Really good and funny. Read wonder. First, to understand.

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Amazing

This book is amazing because it mix together action, romance, curiosity, a mystery and a great book.

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Auggie, Julien, Chris, Charlotte, and me.

I LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE the book Auggie & Me. Upon reading the book Wonder I always wondered WHY Julian was so mean! I really think that these short point of view almkst change the whole way of looking at the book Wonder. In a GOOD way. I still feel like Julian doesn't have any excuse for what he do but I understand more about him.
With the Pluto chapters Chris had almost NO connection with Beacher Prep. Even so, it shows how hard it is to be friends with Auggie. It also shows Auggie's life before. Ya see, in Beacher Prep no one really talked about how hard it was to be Auggie's friend. Jack, and Summer didn't and no one else was Auggie's friend.
Finally, Shingaling shows Charlotte. Charlotte never went out of her way to be nice. It also shows the POV from a girls perspective. Most main characters are boys, I think that's ok but I wanted the to be more girls POV. Finally, it shows that there was A TON more things (that Auggie didn't know). You'll find this out of you listen this audiobook.
Is A M A Z I N G!!!!!!!!!¡:-D 😁😆😄:-)
Also good for a classroom.

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awesome stories

good to know what it is to be a private school kid. i can image myself as at Beecher prep.

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Wonder stories

Hi if u like, no love wonder.... Buy this BOOK now !!!!!! It is about julian,pluto(Christopher), and shingiling( Charlotte).
Now that .y summery is.some go buy it!!!!!!!!!

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  • mrs ruth kay
  • 08-22-18

this book is absolutely amazing.

It followed the plot of wonder perfectly. I loved hearing the background stories for Charlotte and Julians grandma's past. however, I personally found the Christopher chapter a bit boring and off topic

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  • Mumof3
  • 12-15-18

Excellent read for 10/11 year old

My 11 year old son read this after watching Wonder. He really enjoyed it: the language was not too complicated and the author seems to be able to see the world through the eyes of Auggie's contemporaries. Not as powerful as Wonder, but entertaining nevertheless and tackled some complex issues.

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  • fmh
  • 11-19-17

Ewan Age 9

I learned a lot more about the stories of the characters in Wonder Julian’s grandmothers story helped me understand more about history . Christopher s story was good . I think you should always like people and show respect for them .

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  • Bernadette
  • 09-14-17

Great!

A lovely follow up to the great book 'wonder' which is nice as now we can see the perspective from other characters in the book :)
The voices are well performed and easy to listen too

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  • Dr. B. Bennett
  • 11-03-18

Auggie and me

This is an amazing book and an even better audiobook. This is a must have audiobook. I think everyone should get this book and audiobook.🎠🎠🎠🎠🎠🎢🎢🎢👍👍👍👍👍👌👌👌👌👌👌👌👌💕💕💕💕💕💕💕💕💕💕💕💞💞💞💞💞

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  • JBINC
  • 07-09-18

I loved the Julian. Chapter

Beacise of the ww2 story of
Tortoi
It was a great books thanks r j palacio

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  • Charlie
  • 01-16-18

BRAH

WHY THE HELL DOES THE ADIO STOP AT "the third book is shingaling" I DONT UNDER STAND. THIS IS SUCH A RIP OFF

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  • Anonymous User
  • 01-18-17

I don't understand

Well its just if I want to go to a particular page it won't let me therefore I dislike it.Also the voices MUST change its boring when a girls voice is used for boys or the other way around! I WANT EXCITMENT

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  • George
  • 06-30-18

heart warming - fabulous story for kids

I felt like we were with Auggie - it is a great story for kids and families and to help kids realise how words affect others. How people can be different in ways you cant say. Awesome story and beautifully read.

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  • Paula
  • 06-28-18

Wonders of wonder

I personally loved this audio book

Everything is amazing and I would recommend this audio book to anyone.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 04-21-18

Incredible

Auggie and me is an amazing book that tells the readers about the opinions of people you might not think.
#choosekind