* 1. If August could have one wish, what would it be? How does August know that Via doesn’t see him as ordinary?

* 2. Who is Via?

* 3. Why do you think she yells at kids when they make noise at August?

* 4. What do you think August means when he says that his parents see him as extraordinary?

* 5. If you could have just one wish, what would it be? How does your wish stand up against August’s wish?

* 6. How would you feel if you were August?

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