The Resource The curious incident of the dog in the night-time, Simon Stephens ; adapted from the novel by Mark Haddon

The curious incident of the dog in the night-time, Simon Stephens ; adapted from the novel by Mark Haddon

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The curious incident of the dog in the night-time
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The curious incident of the dog in the night-time
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Simon Stephens ; adapted from the novel by Mark Haddon
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Language
eng
Summary
Christopher, stands beside Mrs Shears's dead dog. It has been speared with a garden fork, it is seven minutes after midnight, and Christopher is under suspicion. He records each fact in the book he is writing to solve the mystery of who murdered Wellington
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Title
The curious incident of the dog in the night-time
Creator
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.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
072322
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
822/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6119.T455
LC item number
C87 2012
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/titleStatement
Mark Haddon
The curious incident of the dog in the night-time, Simon Stephens ; adapted from the novel by Mark Haddon

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      100 S. Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, CO, 80104, US
      39.3681268 -104.8590461
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