Watch the Official Trailer for the Movie Adaptation of White Bird!

By Deanna Denman | April 20 2023 | Children'sGeneralGraphic Novels & Manga

If you are a lover of stories of courage, survival, and the kindness of others, you are sure to love the story White Bird. Based on the graphic novel of the same name, White Bird is a movie that centers around two characters from the Wonder series Julian and his Grandmère Sara. Here, Palacio makes her graphic novel debut with Grandmère’s heartrending story: how she, a young Jewish girl, was hidden by a family in a Nazi-occupied French village during World War II; how the boy she and her classmates once shunned became her savior and best friend. In theatre’s August 25th.

Below are some stills from the trailer below and click on any of the images to be brought to the Lionsgate YouTube page to watch the official trailer!


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R. J. Palacio is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Wonder, which has sold over 15 million copies worldwide. The book’s message inspired the Choose Kind movement and has been embraced by readers around the world, with the book published in over 50 languages. Wonder was made into a blockbuster movie starring Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson, and Jacob Tremblay. Palacio’s other bestselling books include Pony, 365 Days of Wonder: Mr. Browne’s Book of PreceptsAuggie & Me: Three Wonder Stories, the picture book We’re All Wonders, and the graphic novel White Bird, which is currently being filmed as a major motion picture starring Gillian Anderson and Helen Mirren. Palacio lives in Brooklyn with her husband, two sons, and two dogs.

White Bird: A Novel
Now a major motion picture starring Helen Mirren and Gillian Anderson! Read the novelized version of the celebrated New York Times bestselling story of kindness and unrelenting courage in a time of war--inspired by the blockbuster phenomenon Wonder.
$10.99 US
Jun 27, 2023
272 Pages
Knopf Books for Young Readers
US, Canada, Open Mkt
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