Here’s a book that needs no introduction.
Recommended grade level: 4-8 (younger is fine for kids who are reading up)
Pages: 320 (for ISBN 9780375869020)
Genre(s) and keywords: realistic fiction, Kylie’s favorites
Tone/Style: hopeful, personal
Topics: facial differences, new schools, making friends, fitting in, overcoming bullies
Themes: being different, family, betrayal by friends, perseverance, trying something new
Summary: August (Auggie) Pullman was born with a facial deformity that prevented him from going to a mainstream school—until now. Continue reading