White Bird

White Bird

A Wonder story.

In R. J. Palacio's collection of stories Auggie & Me, which expands on characters in Wonder, readers were introduced to Julian's grandmother, Grandmère. This is Grandmère's story as a young Jewish girl hidden away by a family in Nazi-occupied France during World War II told in graphic novel form.

Title:White Bird
Edition Language:English
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    White Bird Reviews

  • Calista

    The back matter from the author talks about this story and it's historically based, but it's still a fiction story. I was surprised. It felt so possible that I thought this was a non-fiction account. ...

  • Lisa  (not getting friends updates) Vegan

    Wow! I borrowed this today from the library. I was going to concurrently read it with the other two library books I have at home and other reading material too. I had three phone calls I meant to make...

  • Michael Finocchiaro

    White Bird is a gorgeous graphic novel in the same genre of Wonder where we learn the backstory of Julian (and in so-doing, grant some humanity back to this character from Wonder who was the bad guy i...

  • mindful.librarian ??

    Phenomenal historical fiction graphic novel re: the Holocaust. And yes there’s a sticker saying it’s a Wonder story but it’s really not related to Wonder at all besides being 100% Julian’s gra...

  • Peggy House

    I have never given a poor book rating before, but must follow my conscience. I find it egregious to compare the extermination of 6 millions humans to illegals sneaking across the border. It is an insu...

  • Jen

    The Holocaust is in no way similar to what is happening at the US Southern Border. To link the two is an insult to those who suffered and died during the Holocaust. If that hadn’t been in this book,...

  • Mariah Roze

    I love R.J. Palacio's books. She does such a great job at telling everyone's stories and connecting them to each other. I was extremely impressed with this story because she taught about the holocaust...

  • Georgia

    I got the arc of this at the ALA conference, and it was amazing! The story was so sad, but it was really really good. In fact, I was so desperate for it not to end that I read all the way into the aut...

  • Skip

    Julian (from Wonder) has a homework assignment, and asks his grandmother to tell a story. This book is her story of being a teenage Jewish girl in Nazi-occupied France. Being separated from her parent...

  • Celia

    Cut out the last 8 pages and this is a 5 star middle grade graphic novel. That's what I'll be doing when I share it with my nieces and nephews some day.The illegal immigration issue in the United Stat...