M s de 6 millones de personas se han enamorado de La lecci n de August, el libro que inspir el movimiento ELIGE SER AMABLE. Ahora la historia de Auggie est en la gran pantalla protagonizada por JULIA ROBERTS, OWEN WILSON, MANDY PATINKIN, DAVEED DIGGS y JACOB TREMBLAY como Auggie. Su cara lo hace distinto y l s lo quiere ser uno m s.
Aunque siempre trata de esconder su rostro, es objeto de miradas, susurros y reacciones de asombro. August sale poco, su vida transcurre entre las acogedoras paredes de su casa, en compa a de su familia, su perra Daisy y las incre bles historias de La guerra de las galaxias.
Este a o todo va a cambiar, porque va a ir por primera vez a la escuela. All aprender la lecci n m s importante de su vida: crecer en la adversidad, aceptarse tal como es, sonre r a los d as grises y saber que, al final, siempre encontrar una mano amiga.
Over 6 million people have read the #1 New York Times bestseller WONDER and have fallen in love with Auggie Pullman, an ordinary boy with an extraordinary face. The book that inspired the Choose Kind movement. I won't describe what I look like. Whatever you're thinking, it's probably worse. August Pullman was born with a facial difference that, up until now, has prevented him from going to a mainstream school. Starting 5th grade at Beecher Prep, he wants nothing more than to be treated as an ordinary kid--but his new classmates can't get past Auggie's extraordinary face. WONDER, now a #1 New York Times bestseller and included on the Texas Bluebonnet Award master list, begins from Auggie's point of view, but soon switches to include his classmates, his sister, her boyfriend, and others. These perspectives converge in a portrait of one community's struggle with empathy, compassion, and acceptance. "Wonder is the best kids' book of the year," said Emily Bazelon, senior editor at Slate.com and author of Sticks and Stones: Defeating the Culture of Bullying and Rediscovering the Power of Character and Empathy. In a world where bullying among young people is an epidemic, this is a refreshing new narrative full of heart and hope. R.J. Palacio has called her debut novel "a meditation on kindness" --indeed, every reader will come away with a greater appreciation for the simple courage of friendship. Auggie is a hero to root for, a diamond in the rough who proves that you can't blend in when you were born to stand out.
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