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R.J. Palacio

Biography

R.J. Palacio

R.J. Palacio lives in New York City with her husband, two sons and two dogs. For more than twenty years, she was an art director and graphic designer, designing book jackets for other people while waiting for the perfect time in her life to start writing her own novel. But one day several years ago, a chance encounter with an extraordinary child in front of an ice cream store made R. J. realize that the perfect time to write that novel had finally come. Wonder is her first novel. She did not design the cover, but she sure does love it. Her other books include 365 DAYS OF WONDER: Mr. Browne's Book of Precepts and AUGGIE & MEE: Three Wonder Stories. Learn more about her at rjpalacio.com or on Twitter @RJPalacio.

R.J. Palacio

Books by R.J. Palacio

by R.J. Palacio - Children's 8-12, Coming of Age, Fiction, Health, Social Issues

Over 6 million people have fallen in love with WONDER and Auggie Pullman, the ordinary boy with the extraordinary face, who inspired a movement to Choose Kind. This special movie tie-in edition features an eight-page full-color insert with photos from the film, a foreword by the director Stephen Chbosky, an afterword by R.J. Palacio, a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the movie with anecdotes from the cast and crew and a family discussion guide.