No Disal Indica desta semana, destacamos o livro Wonder, escrito por R.J Palacio.
Auggie Pullman is an ordinary boy with an extraordinary face. Born with a terrible abnormality, he has been homeschooled and protected by his loving family from the cruel stares of the outside world. Now he must attend school with other students for the first time – but can he get his classmates to see that he’s just like them, underneath it all? This warm, funny and wonderfully written story, told in the voices of Auggie, his sister, and his new friends, will moveand engage students from the first page to the last.
About the Author
R. J. Palacio lives in Brooklyn, NY with her husband, two sons and two dogs (Bear and Beau). Her debut novel, Wonder, has been on the New York Times bestseller list since March, 2012, and has sold over 5 million copies worldwide. The book’s message of kindness has inspired the Choose Kind movement, and has been embraced by readers, young and old, around the world.
Since its publication on February 14th, 2012, Wonder has become a favorite of teachers and educators all over the country. It has been published in 45 countries, and has sold over 5 million copies worldwide. In addition to Wonder, Palacio has published 365 Days of Wonder: Mr. Browne’s Book of Precepts (August, 2014), and Auggie & Me, ( October 2015), which includes print editions of the original e-book novelas: The Julian Chapter, Pluto, and Shingaling. Palacio’s newest work, a picture book called We’re All Wonders, which she both wrote and illustrated, introduces Auggie—and the themes of kindness and empathy and tolerance—to younger children. We’re All Wonders comes out March, 2017.
A movie based on Wonder, starring Jacob Tremblay as Auggie Pullman, Julia Roberts and Owen Wilson, comes out November 17th, 2017.
Educational edition of this warm and moving novel about an ordinary boy with an extraordinary face.