Wonder hits theaters Nov 17

Lexa Sorto

Chronicle Reporter

Wonder is an upcoming American family comedy-drama film directed by Stephen Chbosky . Based on the New York

Times bestseller, WONDER tells the inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman. Born with facial differences that, up until now, have prevented him from going to a mainstream school, Auggie becomes the most unlikely of heroes when he enters the local fifth grade. As his family, his new classmates, and the larger community all struggle to find their compassion and acceptance, Auggie’s extraordinary journey will unite them all and prove you can’t blend in when you were born to stand out. 

Wonder Author R.J. Palacio wote the book after an experience she had when seeing a young girl with Crainofacial Abnormalities. Craniofacial is a medical term that relates to the bones of the skull and face. Craniofacial abnormalities are birth defects of the face or head. Some, like cleft lip and palate, are among the most common of all birth defects. . Most of them affect how a person’s face or head looks. These   conditions may also affect other parts of the body.


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