Wonder by R. J. Palacio would make you kinder than ever before
There are a few books that make you think and inspire you to be a good human being, and Wonder comes on the list of those rare books. R. J. Palacio’s Wonder tells the story of August, a ten-year-old boy who lives with his parents and sister in New York.
Born with deformities of the face, August looks quite different from other kids. The boy gets homeschooled until fifth grade, and then his school journey starts where he has to go through a lot of discrimination and bad behaviour from other kids.
The boy’s genetic problem impacts his face. Whenever he goes out in public, everyone starts staring at him. August is being stared at, bullied, and teased. In school, he finds companions in Jack and Summer; however, he later finds that Jack also badmouths him.
Wonder is a book that makes you feel different emotions. It will make you smile, cry, enraged, hurt, happy, but most importantly, a kinder person. The bestseller book has won many prizes and hearts. The biggest lesson it provides is to become a kinder, nicer person.
Some books leave you wondering how wonderful your life is and how wonderful you can make it. Wonder is one such book. It is a book that will touch the heart and souls of the readers. It will also teach you to not judge anyone, for we all have our issues and problems in life.