Dear all, how are you? I hope you are doing great in the quarantine period. This is Ms. Friska’s website where I share my experience and strategies to promote reading is fun to people around, and now to you too 🙂 Today’s library session topic is about this magnificent book’s title: “We’re All Wonders.” I have the recorded storytelling below, please have a watch 🙂
Is the book so lovely? What do you think? “We’re All Wonders” is written by R. J. Palacio or Raquel Jaramillo Palacio. She attended The High School of Art & Design in Manhattan, and then majored in illustration at the Parsons School of Design. She spent her junior year at The American University in Paris. Her early works appeared in The Village Voice and The New York Times Book Review, which eventually segued into her storied career as the art director of several major book publishing companies.
Since its publication on February 14th, 2012, Wonder (the novel) has become a favorite of teachers and educators all over the country. It has been published in 45 countries, and has sold over 5 million copies worldwide.
In addition to We’re All Wonders, R.J. Palacio has published:
- Wonder (the novel)
- 365 Days of Wonder: Mr. Browne’s Book of Precepts
- Auggie & Me
Her books inspired many of her readers and they make an action for that:
Daily Wonder App
The Daily Wonder App is a free daily affirmation app that provides a precept for each day of the year celebrating goodness and strength. For Apple (iOS) users, you could download the app here.
The Daily Wonder App also makes it easy to share your favorite quotes with friends and family on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, and Tumblr. The special features in the application are:
- Daily quotes (with access to previous day and next day)
- Short biography of the attributed
- Social sharing
- Calendar view
- Educational resources for Wonder
- Excerpts of books by R. J. Palacio
Choose Kind Campaign
Many kids in United States of America love R.J. Palacio’s books and inspired by them. They make an action named “Choose Kind Campaign”
“I can’t change the way I look. But maybe people can change the way the see.”Auggie
You could join it too, always choose kind, open your perspective wider 🙂
What Makes You a Wonder?
You could download a fun sheet below here. You could draw or write some of the things that make you special. What makes you a Wonder?
Fill up the fun sheet and please send me your feedback 🙂