Chapters 82-83 Summary

North Pole

Part Six of Wonder returns to August’s perspective. He and Jack do a great job on their potato lamp, and they get an A on it. Jack is elated because he never gets As in science. August is happy too.

However, August is not thrilled with the arrangement of the science fair. He and all the other kids have to stand by their tables and explain their projects to everyone’s parents. There are sixty kids in fifth grade at Beecher Prep, and they bring sixty sets of parents. Some bring grandparents too. Those adults are not used to August the way the kids are by now, so their eyes keep getting drawn to him.

August hates school events for exactly this reason. He says that when people...

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