White Bird: A Wonder Story. By R.J. Palacio. (2019)
In R. J. Palacio's bestselling collection of stories Auggie & Me, which expands on characters in Wonder,
Sara's harrowing experience movingly demonstrates the power of kindness to change hearts, build bridges, and even save lives. As Grandmère tells Julian, "It always takes courage to be kind, but in those days, such kindness could cost you everything." With poignant symbolism and gorgeous artwork that brings 's story out of the past and cements it firmly in this moment in history, White Bird is sure to captivate anyone who was moved by the book Wonder or the blockbus movie adaptation and its message. (Amazon)
- Flight and Rescue: Overview
- Hidden Children: Life In Shadows (Article by the US Holocaust Memorial Museum)
- Rescue (Article by the US Holocaust Memorial Museum)
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