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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

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
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
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
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
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.
Awards note
Whitbread Award, 2003.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
072322
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Haddon, Mark
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
1180
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
PR6058.A26
LC item number
C87 2003
Literary form
novels
Reading level
5.4.
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Acclerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Asperger's syndrome
  • Autism
  • Savants (Savant syndrome)
  • Dogs
  • England
  • England
  • Asperger's syndrome
  • Autism
  • Dogs
  • Savants (Savant syndrome)
  • England
Target audience
adolescent
Label
The curious incident of the dog in the night-time, Mark Haddon
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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
ocm50604879
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
226 pages
Isbn
9780385512107
Lccn
2002031355
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)50604879
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
ocm50604879
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
226 pages
Isbn
9780385512107
Lccn
2002031355
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)50604879

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