Book Review: Wonder-You Can’t Blend In When You Were Born To Stand Out

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Book Written by R.J Palacio.

Don’t judge a book by it’s cover.   Don’t judge a boy by his face.

“My name is August. I won’t describe what i look like. Whatever you’re thinking, it’s probably worse.”

August, is a ten a year old boy. He does normal/ordinary things that other ten year old do. He rides a bike, he eats ice cream, he has a XBOX. Basically, he’s a normal kid like us. But there’s something that’s not at all ordinary about him:

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Book Review: The One And Only Ivan (An Animal’s Courageous Fight for Freedom)

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Book by: Katherine Applegate. Published On: January 17 2012

It’s never to late to be what you might have been.

-George Eliot

Animals are like humans. They deserve a life like ours.They don’t need a house, a laptop, a phone. They just like to live in the wild. Eat fruits, sleep on grass. Like Gorillas, they swing from one tree to another. They’re so in-tune with nature. They are not meant to be sitting in one room and watching TV. They’re more active than we are. Living in a human world is not for them. So why do humans need to capture them and make them perform in a circus (or something similar)? Entertainment? Do we not have so many other means to entertain ourselves?

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