What is the plot of the book Wonder?

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Wonder features a 10-year-old protagonist named August who was born with a severe facial abnormality. Otherwise, he's just like every other kid, but he will never look like other kids. August has been homeschooled by his parents his entire life, but by the time he is ready to enter fifth...

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Wonder features a 10-year-old protagonist named August who was born with a severe facial abnormality. Otherwise, he's just like every other kid, but he will never look like other kids. August has been homeschooled by his parents his entire life, but by the time he is ready to enter fifth grade, his parents decide to enroll him in a "regular" school. The story starts as August—also known as Auggie—readies for his first day at his new school. Things do not go well at first, as Auggie is alternately ignored or bullied by other students. Palacio gives other characters chapters of their own so they have the opportunity to talk about things from their perspectives, which gives us some insight into why some students bully Auggie. We also read a chapter written from his sister Olivia's point of view, which chronicles her desire to be a normal high school student instead of the sister of "the strange kid." Luckily, Auggie is very smart and his parents have instilled enough confidence in him that he's able to make friends despite his appearance. He also has a very strong and supportive family unit.

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The plot of this great book revolves around August "Auggie" Pullman, who was born with severe facial abnormalities which had, up until the start of the book, resulted in him being homeschooled. The book starts in the summer before August goes for an orientation session at Beecher Prep.

The book follows August through his first year at Beecher, through the trials and tribulations that he goes through while trying to make friends and find his place on the social sphere. The two closest friends that he makes at school, Jack Will and Summer, become central characters in the story as they help August adjust to life at school.

The novel concludes with August being given a special award at school and finding out that his arch-nemesis, Julian, will not be returning to the school for sixth grade.

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The plot of Wonder revolves around the life of August "Auggie" Pullman, who was born with a facial condition that led to him being educated at home through the fourth grade. He begins fifth grade at Beecher Prep, where he is bullied at the hands of many of his classmates—particularly by a boy named Julian Albans. Auggie makes two friends at school, Jack and Summer, and somewhat settles into the year until an incident on Halloween in which he overhears Jack make fun of him to Julian and several others. August's older sister, Via, feels largely ignored by her family and struggles socially in the new school year since she is no longer on speaking terms with Miranda and Ella, her two former best friends.

Auggie and Jack become friends again after Jack punches Julian to defend Auggie's honor. Auggie is devastated when the Pullman family's dog, Daisy, dies suddenly, which is coupled with hurt at realizing that Via does not want him to attend her school play and cause unwanted attention. Via and Miranda become friends again after Miranda fakes sickness so that Via can assume the starring role in the play. When Auggie is attacked by older boys on an overnight school retreat at the end of the year, three classmates who typically bully him come to his rescue, at which point he begins to feel accepted and school life becomes more tolerable.

At the end of the novel, Auggie wins a special award at school and learns that Julian will not attend Beecher Prep next year. He is also thrilled when the Pullman family gets a new puppy. Auggie has learned not only to navigate the everyday details of attending school, he has also formed meaningful friendships and gained confidence in his identity. The novel concludes with his mother proudly telling him that he is a "wonder."

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