Wonder By R.J Palacio Book Summary: Auggie Pullman is a ten year old boy who was born with facial deformities. He has had lots of surgeries so that he is able to eat, see and hear. He has also had plastic surgery. Auggie has been home schooled all of his life until his mom wants him to start public school. Auggie is nervous about starting school and is afraid everyone will stare and he will have no friends. On Auggie's first day of school everyone stares at him. As the school year goes on Auggie makes his first friend Jack Will. They become friends and later Auggie meets a girl named Summer. Summer was very nice to Auggie and didn't treat him any differently because of his face. By the end of the school year Auggie has lots of friends and becomes on of the most popular kids in school.
At a movie night in the park Jack and August decide to go in the woods instead of waiting in line for the bathroom. Unfortunately they bump into some 7th graders.
It's a alien! He's so ugly! Why does your face look like that!? Your a freak!
There is a circle over Auggie's face because the book never describes what he looks like.
Suddenly, one of the boys throws a firecracker at Auggie. The boys laugh and run away while Auggie and Jack Will try to get away from the fire cracker.