R. J. Palacio

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Wonder: August: The Fairgrounds Summary & Analysis

The second day is fantastic: August gets to ride horses, climb trees, and the class is scheduled to see an outdoor movie that night. During some downtime, August writes a letter to Mom, Dad, and Via. When the class arrives at the fairgrounds where they'll see the movie, the sun is starting to set. Beecher Prep is the first school to arrive, so they get the best seats in the field. They purchase snacks and play carnival games until the teachers call them to sit down.
Camp is an important experience for August because it allows him to feel like a normal kid, just like his classmates. He never mentions that activities need to be modified at all for him, which suggests that he's capable of participating in all of this without having to feel different.
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