5th Grade Resource Reading Class We are currently reading the novel Wonder by R.J. Palacio. This book has been very popular with people of all ages. Book Summary: August Pullman has been homeschooled due to some complicated health issues related to a dramatic cranio-facial abnormality and the rigorous surgery schedule that comes with it. But by the time August turns ten, his parents are beginning to think about the big picture a.k.a. long-term. They have realized that Auggie not only needs to learn more than his mom can teach him, but he also needs to learn to navigate a world that isn't always kind to those who are different. Enter: middle school. Click here to visit the author's website and access a list of questions you can ask your student to help increase their comprehension of the novel.