What two different ideas or pieces of advice do Auggie's parents have about how Auggie should handle Julian?

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In R. J. Palacio's novel Wonder, August "Auggie" Pullman is treated badly by some of the other characters due to his facial deformities and surgery scars. His classmate Julian is the most significant antagonist, mocking Auggie with disrespectful questions and showing disgust at being around him. Auggie doesn't talk about most of these incidents, so his parents don't intervene directly—but on several occasions they demonstrate support for him that gives him the tools to handle Julian's bullying.

The first time Auggie meets Julian, at a summer tour of Beecher Prep with two...

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