By R. J. Palacio. Knopf.


Born with facial deformities, August chooses to attend "regular" school for the first time. Told from many perspectives, this is a powerful novel about friendship and acceptance.

Awards Won

Title Year
notable.jpg Notable Children's Books
Each year the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) identifies the best of the best of children's books on the Notable Children's Books list.
2013 - Selection(s)