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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Bagley Public Library||J G PAL (Text)||33500013158464||New||Checked out||12/26/2020|
|Rothsay LINK Site||J G PAL (Text)||33500013158456||New||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9780241397244 (hbk.)
- ISBN: 024139970X
- ISBN: 9780241399705
- ISBN: 0525645543
- ISBN: 9780525645542
- ISBN: 0525645535
- ISBN: 9780525645535
220 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 
|General Note:||Chiefly illustrations.
"A Wonder story."
|Summary, etc.:||Tells the story of Julian's Grandmère's childhood as she, a Jewish girl, was hidden by a family in a Nazi-occupied French village during World War II and how the boy she once shunned became her savior and best friend.|
- Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2019 October #2
Palacio adds another layer to the Wonder universe with this graphic novel debut. Julian calls his grandmother, Sara, to interview her for a class project. What follows is a story of resistance, bravery, and survival, beginning in unoccupied France, during Hitler's rise. While her non-observant, affluent Jewish family is safe for some time, it isn't long before Sara's mother disappears and Jewish students are taken from the school. She escapes the roundup by hiding in the school and is discovered by Julian, an ostracized classmate badly disabled by a childhood bout of polio. Julian hides Sara in a barn near his house, where his family keeps her safe until the end of the war. It is this friend whom her grandson Julian is named for. This compelling story is served well by the graphic novel format; muted background colors and an emphasis on facial expressions center the emotional intensity of the story. The author effectively ties atrocities of WWII to current political issues, ending with a declaration of "Never Again." Supplemental information includes a glossary, photographs, and further reading suggestions. Grades 6-9. Copyright 2019 Booklist Reviews.
R. J. Palacio lives in New York City with her husband, two sons, and two dogs. For more than twenty years, she was an art director and graphic designer, designing book jackets for other people while waiting for the perfect time in her life to start writing her own novel. But one day several years ago, a chance encounter with an extraordinary child in front of an ice cream store made R.J. realize that the perfect time to write that novel had finally come. Wonder is her first novel. She did not design the cover, but she sure does love it. Her other books include 365 Days of Wonder: Mr. Browne's Book of Precepts, Auggie & Me: Three Wonder Stories, and We're All Wonders. Learn more about her at rjpalacio.com or on Twitter at @RJPalacio.
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