Wonder Name Jack Fitzpatrick Book Report

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Title: Wonder Name: Jack Fitzpatrick Author: R.J. Palacio Due Date: Number of pages: 315 Per. 7-8a Genre: realistic fiction Summary: This book is about August (auggie) who is a boy that’s face is badly deformed. He is sent to school for the first time in his life, but he is scared of what the other kids will think of his face. Throughout this story, he is bullied but somehow still makes friends despite his face. Other characters in the book are: Olivia (via), Miranda, Jack Will, Julian, Summer, Charlotte, Henry, Miles, Justin, Jamie, and Mr. Browne. The story takes place at Beecher Prep Middle School in New York State in the present time. In the beginning of the book, August Pullman is sent to Beecher Prep for his incredible intelligence but gets bullied because his face is badly deformed. He makes friends with Jack Will and Summer, but at a Halloween party at school, Jack says some pretty harsh things about August accidentally in front of his face. August is…show more content…
While there, they meet a bunch of 7th graders who are scared of August and start beating him and Jack up. Then Julian’s “goons” come over and help August and Jack escape from the fight going on. When August gets back home, he goes to see the High school play his sister Via is in. He and his family are surprised to see that Via has switched to the lead part of the play. Afterwards, Via explains that Miranda was feeling “sick” and couldn’t do it, so she let Olivia do it. On a scale from one to ten, I would give this book an 8 because it is one of the most touching books I’ve ever read but it is too touching in my opinion. My favorite part of the book was when Auggie won the award for overcoming so many heartbreaking times and having the most courage. A person who likes books that should be award winners would really like this

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