Some students look back on their middle school years fondly. But for others, it’s a time they’d rather forget.
Author R.J. Palacio explores the emotional ups and downs of August Pullman’s first year of middle school in her book, Wonder. The novel is the Vermont Humanities Council’s pick for Vermont Reads this year.
Excerpt: The Plague
In this passage from Wonder, Auggie's friend Summer describes some of the bullying Auggie had to put up with at school: