• May 1Next ACT - Saturday, June 9th

Eagle's Eye

Filed under Entertainment

Wonder by Raquel Jaramillo

An inspirational book review

Advertisement

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






There have been many authors with the ability to inspire millions by simply telling a tale conjured up in their own minds. This is one such story. Wonder tells the inspiring story that follows a 10 year old boy named August who was born with a major deformation in his face causing numerous serious medical issues throughout his entire life. The very ill young boy had to undergo more surgeries than most adults go through their entire life in just 10 short years.

Though he is pretty smart for a kid his age and with his condition, August, or “Auggie ” has been home-schooled his entire life… up until now. With the upcoming school year starting soon, auggie’s parents decide that it is high time he go to school and live as normal a life as possible. However, for obvious reasons, august is terrified.

While starting at a new school for the first time seems tolerable, the kids are what really has Auggie nervous. How would they react to his face? The book answers that very question and many more. August goes through school and deals with dramatic teachers, overloading homework, and some arrogant kids who don’t know half the struggle hes been through.

This book is a very easy read and includes multiple perspectives to show how every character feels and thinks about the situation at hand. The story is perfect for a wide range of readers but still carries a clear message that everyone could take to heart.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Leave a Comment

GCHS Eagle's Eye intends for this area to be used to foster healthy, thought-provoking discussion. Comments are expected to adhere to our standards and to be respectful and constructive. As such, we do not permit the use of profanity, foul language, personal attacks, or the use of language that might be interpreted as libelous. Comments are reviewed and must be approved by a moderator to ensure that they meet these standards. GCHS Eagle's Eye does not allow anonymous comments, and requires a valid email address, which all students have been provided. The email address will not be displayed but will be used to confirm your comments.

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Navigate Right
Navigate Left
  • Wonder by Raquel Jaramillo

    Eagle Life

    GCHS Orchestras Perform At 2018 Spring Concert

  • Wonder by Raquel Jaramillo

    Eagle Life

    CAR SHOW

  • Wonder by Raquel Jaramillo

    Eagle Life

    Community Service Day

  • Wonder by Raquel Jaramillo

    Eagle Life

    GCHS Presents: Anne of Green Gables

  • Wonder by Raquel Jaramillo

    Eagle Life

    Graves County Class of 2018 Graduation

  • Wonder by Raquel Jaramillo

    Eagle Life

    Archery Awards

  • Wonder by Raquel Jaramillo

    Eagle Life

    Preparation Prom: 5 tips for your night to remember

  • Wonder by Raquel Jaramillo

    News

    GCHS Public Library to host monthly events

  • Wonder by Raquel Jaramillo

    Pawsome Pets with GC Animal Shelter

    Pawesome Pets! Meet Juniper!

  • Wonder by Raquel Jaramillo

    News

    Murray State to make tuition more affordable