Wonder

6 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 15,712 ratings

Wonder Publisher's Summary

A special movie tie-in edition of R. J. Palacio's #1 New York Times bestseller, now a major motion picture starring Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson, Jacob Tremblay, Daveed Diggs, and Mandy Patinkin.

Over six million people have fallen in love with Wonder and Auggie Pullman, the ordinary boy with the extraordinary face, who inspired a movement to Choose Kind.

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.
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  • Book 1

    • Wonder

    • By: R. J. Palacio
    • Narrated by: Diana Steele, Nick Podehl, Kate Rudd
    • Length: 8 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13,880
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12,053
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 12,045

    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 spare emotional power.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A WONDER-ful read for kids and adults

    • By Annie M. on 11-18-12

    Regular price: $19.99

    • Wonder

    • By: R J Palacio
    • Narrated by: Kate Rudd, Nick Podehl, Diana Steele
    • Length: 8 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54

    Wonder is the funny, sweet and incredibly moving story of Auggie Pullman. Born with a terrible facial abnormality, this shy, bright ten-year-old has been home-schooled by his parents for his whole life, in an attempt to protect him from the stares and cruelty of the outside world. Now, for the first time, Auggie is being sent to a real school - and he's dreading it. The thing is, Auggie's just an ordinary kid, with an extraordinary face.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good book

    • By Anonymous User on 06-04-17

    Regular price: $21.32

  • Book 1.5-1.7

    • Auggie & Me

    • Three Wonder Stories
    • By: R. J. Palacio
    • Narrated by: Michael Chamberlain, Scott Merriman, Taylor Ann Krahn, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,156
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 977
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 968

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonder sequels ❤️

    • By M Scott Doughty on 10-27-15

    Regular price: $19.99

  • Book 1.5

    • The Julian Chapter

    • A Wonder Story
    • By: R.J. Palacio
    • Narrated by: Michael Chamberlain
    • Length: 2 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 390
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 336
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 337

    Over one million people have read or listened to and loved Wonder. Now listeners will have a chance to hear from the one of the book's most controversial characters - Julian. From the very first day Auggie and Julian met in Wonder, it was clear they were never going to be friends, with Julian treating Auggie like he had the plague. And while Wonder told Auggie's story through six different viewpoints, Julian's perspective was never shared. Fans could only guess what he was thinking. Until now.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Absolutely powerful.

    • By Amazon Customer on 01-18-18

    Regular price: $10.49

  • Book 1.6

    • Pluto

    • A Wonder Story
    • By: R. J. Palacio
    • Narrated by: Scott Merriman
    • Length: 2 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 122
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 106
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 105

    Christopher was Auggie's best friend from the time they were babies until his family moved away; he was there through all of Auggie's surgeries and heartbreaks, through bad times and good--like 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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful Wonder Story

    • By Susan Esplin on 11-04-16

    Regular price: $10.49

  • Book 1.7

    • Shingaling

    • A Wonder Story
    • By: R. J. Palacio
    • Narrated by: Taylor Ann Krahn
    • Length: 3 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 106
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 94
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 95

    A story about life as a fifth grader at Beecher Prep through the eyes of Charlotte, the girl who had been chosen to be Auggie's "welcome" 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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very good

    • By jbofelli on 10-14-18

    Regular price: $10.49