Monday, June 23, 2014


August's book is the Vermont Reads selection for 2014, Wonder by R.J. Palacio.

August (Auggie) Pullman was born with a facial deformity that prevented him from going to a mainstream school—until now. He's about to start 5th grade at Beecher Prep, and if you've ever been the new kid then you know how hard that can be. The thing is Auggie's just an ordinary kid, with an extraordinary face. But can he convince his new classmates that he's just like them, despite appearances?

We'll talk about Wonder on Wednesday, August 20 at 6:30 PM at the library. Books are available at the library, the town office, Guilford Country Store and the Guilford Community Church. 

Praise for Wonder

Vermont Reads discussion questions

Discussion questions from R.J.Palacio's website

Questions frequently asked of  R.J. Palacio.

R.J. Palacio talks about things you might be wondering about, in no special order...

Listen to "Wonder" by Natalie Merchant

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