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"Wonder" by R.J. Palacio ... Best. Book. Ever. It's a must read for every fourth, fifth, or sixth grader!
Cool Bulletin Board idea to "spotlight" a student or famous person. I would do both. Maybe every week a different actor, playwright, designer, etc to research to extra credit or a weekly report, and every now and then a student, to make them feel special having been up on the same wall as a big name.
Fun way to help your child compare the letters in their name and the name of friends or family.