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Auggie Pullman, who was born with extreme facial abnormalities, goes from being home-schooled to entering fifth grade at a private middle school in Manhattan, which entails enduring the taunting and fear of his classmates.

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Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Author: R. J. Palacio
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
Release: 2017-09-26
File: 352 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781524720193

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Wonder... is a thinker's novel that is spiritual, not religious. Questions raised and answered provide profound, not superficial, insights for living. Gently, the reader is drawn deeply into the splintered mind and emotions of a sensitive woman genius who creates life vividly while engaged in a career dependent on the dying and the dead. Wise uses a quick plot, un-simple characters and vivid imagery to provide a captivating, often humorous, idea book for anyone who faces death.

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Genre: Fiction
Author: Wise
Publisher: iUniverse
Release: 2001-07-01
File: 450 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780595188291

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The Age of Wonder is a colorful and utterly absorbing history of the men and women whose discoveries and inventions at the end of the eighteenth century gave birth to the Romantic Age of Science. When young Joseph Banks stepped onto a Tahitian beach in 1769, he hoped to discover Paradise. Inspired by the scientific ferment sweeping through Britain, the botanist had sailed with Captain Cook in search of new worlds. Other voyages of discovery—astronomical, chemical, poetical, philosophical—swiftly follow in Richard Holmes's thrilling evocation of the second scientific revolution. Through the lives of William Herschel and his sister Caroline, who forever changed the public conception of the solar system; of Humphry Davy, whose near-suicidal gas experiments revolutionized chemistry; and of the great Romantic writers, from Mary Shelley to Coleridge and Keats, who were inspired by the scientific breakthroughs of their day, Holmes brings to life the era in which we first realized both the awe-inspiring and the frightening possibilities of science—an era whose consequences are with us still. BONUS MATERIAL: This ebook edition includes an excerpt from Richard Holmes's Falling Upwards.

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Genre: Science
Author: Richard Holmes
Publisher: Vintage
Release: 2009-07-14
File: 576 Pages
ISBN-13: 0307378322

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Examines the work of one of the most influential and prolific singer-songwriters of the popular music era.

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Genre: Music
Author: James E. Perone
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
Release: 2006
File: 187 Pages
ISBN-13: 027598723X

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In A Place for Wonder, Georgia Heard and Jennifer McDonough discuss how to create "a landscape of wonder," a primary classroom where curiosity, creativity, and exploration are encouraged. For it is these characteristics, the authors write, that develop intelligent, inquiring, life-long learners. A Place for Wonder will help teachers reclaim their classrooms as a place where true learning is the norm.

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Genre: Education
Author: Georgia Heard
Publisher: Stenhouse Publishers
Release: 2009
File: 178 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781571104328

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Susanna Centlivre’s play The Wonder (1714) was one of the most popular works on the eighteenth-century English stage. Set in Lisbon, the plot interweaves two romantic intrigues around one “secret”: the heroine Violante is hiding her best friend, Isabella (who is the sister of her own lover, Don Felix) from Isabella’s father who wishes to marry her off to a rich but decrepit old merchant. Because she is sworn to secrecy, Violante cannot reveal Isabella’s whereabouts, nor can she explain to Felix why Isabella’s new lover, a dashing British soldier, happens to be about the house, prompting Felix’s intense jealousy. Centlivre’s critique on the tyrannical patriarchs in the world of the play is at the same time a veiled critique of similar conditions in Augustan-era Britain. This Broadview edition includes contemporary responses (by Richard Steele and Arthur Bedford), biographical accounts, selections of Centlivre’s poetry, and early nineteenth-century criticism (by Elizabeth Inchbald and William Hazlitt).

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Genre: Drama
Author: Susanna Centlivre
Publisher: Broadview Press
Release: 2003-12-19
File: 147 Pages
ISBN-13: 1551114542

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"The official Wonder Bread historical reference and cookbook, with sweet and savory recipes from fans showcasing the many ingenious ways to cook with Wonder Bread"--Provided by publisher.

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Genre: Cooking
Author: Wonder Bread
Publisher: Random House Digital, Inc.
Release: 2007-01
File: 100 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781580088077

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'Curiosity' and 'wonder' are topics of increasing interest and importance to Renaissance and Enlightenment historians. Conspicuous in a host of disciplines from history of science and technology to history of art, literature, and society, both have assumed a prominent place in studies of the Early Modern period. This volume brings together an international group of scholars to investigate the various manifestations of, and relationships between, 'curiosity' and 'wonder' from the 16th to the 18th century. Focused case studies on texts, objects and individuals explore the multifaceted natures of these themes, highlighting the intense fascination and continuing scrutiny to which each has been subjected over three centuries.

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Genre: History
Author: Robert John Weston Evans
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
Release: 2006
File: 265 Pages
ISBN-13: 0754641023

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I won't describe what I look like. Whatever you're thinking, it's probably worse. 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? R. J. Palacio has written a spare, warm, uplifting story that will have readers laughing one minute and wiping away tears the next. With wonderfully realistic family interactions (flawed, but loving), lively school scenes, and short chapters, Wonder is accessible to readers of all levels. From the Hardcover edition.

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Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Release: 2012-02-13
File: Pages
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Genre: American drama
Author: William Walden
Publisher: Samuel French, Inc.
Release: 1958
File: 76 Pages
ISBN-13: 0573616833

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