The Question and Answer section for Wonder is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
August suffers from facial anomalies or disfiguration. His mother has been homeschooling him because of the negative attention he receives from people who stare at his deformed face. His parents wanted to be sure he could emotionally handle...
Mom is very artistic and once worked as a children's book illustrator. She homeschools August, who would like to attend a real school.
What chapter are you referring to?