WONDER told the story of August Pullman: an ordinary kid with an extraordinary face, whose first year at school changed the lives and the perspectives of everyone around him.
SHINGALING looks at that year through the eyes of Auggie's classmate, Charlotte: smart, kind, and desperate for acceptance from the popular crowd. Thought-provoking, surprising, poignant and heartwarming, this is a must-read for the thousands of readers who loved WONDER.
"Insightful and humane, it packed so much emotion and understanding into so few pages . . . Beautifully written"
"Everyone - young or old - should read Wonder. The Julian Chapter adds so much more to the Wonder story. It reminds us of the importance of compassion in everyday life"
"A genius idea which will be a treat for fans of Wonder"
Bullying affects children and adults, but it’s never too late to learn to be kind to others. R.J. Palacio’s inspiring and eye-opening story of August Pullman teaches some valuable lessons about bullying…
In Wonder, R. J. Palacio's life-affirming and sometimes heartbreaking story, a facially disfigured boy named August navigates his way through his first year at middle school. Read an extract from the opening chapters.