Auggie & Me: Three Wonder Stories

Book review by Darienne Stewart, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Thought-provoking stories of kindness and friendship.

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 15 reviews

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age 11+

Amazing follow up to Wonder, but scary Holocaust scenes

Fantastic book that expands upon characters in Wonder, however I was taken by surprise by the detailed description of a young Jewish girl surviving the Holocaust and others not being as lucky. I am Jewish and plan to educate my daughter on the horrors of the Holocaust when it’s age appropriate. Unfortunately we had to fast forward through the vignette about the Holocaust because it would have been terrifying for my 8 year old. I look forward to revisiting this book when she is 11.

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence
age 8+

Give it a read

In the bush there is a bit of violence and Auggie loses his lobot hearing ears and when Julian moves school and Auggie wins best year five Beecher prep student. It also gripped me and I couldn’t let go. Once i finished the book I was sad because I could read on and on.

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models

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