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The Resource The curious incident of the dog in the night-time, Mark Haddon

The curious incident of the dog in the night-time, Mark Haddon

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The curious incident of the dog in the night-time
Title
The curious incident of the dog in the night-time
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Mark Haddon
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Curious incident of the dog in the night-time
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Language
eng
Summary
Christopher John Francis Bookne 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 understinding of human emotions. He cannot stand to be touched And he detests the color yellow
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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no index present
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fiction
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Target audience
general
Label
The curious incident of the dog in the night-time, Mark Haddon
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20664347
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
226 pages:
Isbn
9781101911617
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
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illustrations
Label
The curious incident of the dog in the night-time, Mark Haddon
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20664347
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
226 pages:
Isbn
9781101911617
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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