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The Resource The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Label
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Title
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Statement of responsibility
Mark Haddon
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Language
eng
Summary
A bestselling modern classic—both poignant and funny—about a boy with autism who sets out to solve the murder of a neighbor's dog and discovers unexpected truths about himself and the world.Nominated as one of America's best-loved novels by PBS's The Great American ReadChristopher John Francis Boone knows all the countries of the world and their capitals and every prime number up to 7,057. He relates well to animals but has no understanding of human emotions. He cannot stand to be touched. And he detests the color yellow.This improbable story of Christopher's quest to investigate the suspicious death of a neighborhood dog makes for one of the most captivating, unusual, and widely heralded novels in recent years
Summary
Despite his overwhelming fear of interacting with people, Christopher, a mathematically-gifted, autistic fifteen-year-old boy, decides to investigate the murder of a neighbor's dog and uncovers secret information about his mother
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Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2004.
  • Alex Award, 2004.
  • British Book Award for Children's Book of the Year, 2004.
  • British Book Award for Literary Fiction, 2004.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults, 2003.
  • Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best First Book, 2004.
  • Commonwealth Writers' Prize, South Asia and Europe: Best First Book, 2004.
  • Garden State Teen Book Award (New Jersey), Fiction (Grades 9-12), 2006.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2003.
  • Los Angeles Times Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction, 2003.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2003
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2003.
  • Whitbread Book Award for Novel, 2003.
  • Whitbread Book of the Year Award, 2003.
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2004
  • YALSA Outstanding Book for the College Bound, 2009.
  • Great American Read, 2018.
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DLC
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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Target audience
adult
Label
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
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OVERDRIVE:eb678f4e-cf06-403e-a8c3-634dbb35ae1f
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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Isbn
9781400079070
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Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:eb678f4e-cf06-403e-a8c3-634dbb35ae1f
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781400079070
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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      1219 13th Street, Huntsville, TX, 77340, US
      30.721643 -95.551716
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