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R.J. Palacio
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R.J. Palacio is the author of the No. 1 New York Times bestseller “Wonder,” which has sold over 15 million copies worldwide. The book's message inspired the Choose Kind movement and has been embraced by readers around the world, with the book published in over 50 languages. “Wonder” was made into a blockbuster movie starring Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson, and Jacob Tremblay. Palacio’s other acclaimed books include “365 Days of Wonder: Mr. Browne’s Book of Precepts,” “Auggie & Me: Three Wonder Stories,” “We’re All Wonders” and “Pony.” Palacio recently adapted her graphic novel “White Bird” into a prose novel co-written with Erica S. Perl, which will be featured at the 2023 National Book Festival.

Selected Works at the Library of Congress

Appearances at the 2023 National Book Festival

Videos from the 2023 National Book Festival