Auggie Pullman suffers from a severe facial deformity that has prevented him from attending a regular school. However, he is set to start a traditional school for the start of his fifth grade year. As his teachers and peers struggle to accept hum, Auggie teaches them that he was born to make a difference. He doesn't let his deformity define who he is and who will become. His attitude and zest for life teaches others about acceptance and the uniqueness of every individual.