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Bookclub-in-a-Box Discusses Mark Haddon's novel, the curious incident of the dog in the night-time: The complete package for readers and leaders
     

Bookclub-in-a-Box Discusses Mark Haddon's novel, the curious incident of the dog in the night-time: The complete package for readers and leaders

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by Marilyn Herbert
 

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Mark Haddon's novel, the curious incident of the dog in the night-time, presents Christopher Boone, a young man with "special needs." Christopher suffers from Asperger's Syndrome, a condition associated with autism. Mark Haddon takes you into the mind of this remarkable young man and the Bookclub-in-a-Box discussion guide takes you into the novel. Among the many

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Mark Haddon's novel, the curious incident of the dog in the night-time, presents Christopher Boone, a young man with "special needs." Christopher suffers from Asperger's Syndrome, a condition associated with autism. Mark Haddon takes you into the mind of this remarkable young man and the Bookclub-in-a-Box discussion guide takes you into the novel. Among the many topics about which Bookclub-in-a-Box encourages discussion are Asperger's Syndrome, its characteristics and how they apply to Christopher; Haddon's exceptional narration guided by Christopher; how people with special needs are viewed and how they see the world through their disability; and the power of good teaching. Just as Christopher tries to solve the mysteries in his life, Bookclub-in-a-Box delves into the mystery of why this novel is so popular. Bookclub-in-a-Box encourages readers to pick and choose the many themes and topics that the author writes about. Mark Haddon has successfully pierced the veil of psychological disability and this Bookclub-in-a-Box guide shows what is hidden behind it. Christopher Boone is an extraordinary literary character. Every Bookclub-in-a-Box discussion guide includes complete coverage of the themes and symbols, writing style and interesting background information on the novel and the author.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781897082706
Publisher:
Bookclub-in-a-Box
Publication date:
07/01/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
68
File size:
317 KB

Meet the Author

Marilyn Herbert, the creator of Bookclub-in-a-Box, located in Toronto, Canada, is an international speaker and writer. As a former teacher and school librarian, she adapts her education skills to the effective and thought-provoking consideration of literary fiction and film. Bookclub-in-a-Box has over fifty published guides for contemporary novels. The company was established in 2002 and has an international customer base and subscriber list. Our discussion guides offer an interactive, yet educational, platform for interpreting and enjoying modern fiction. They are ideal for use by book club members, teachers, students and all readers.

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Bookclub-in-A-Box: Discusses Mark Haddon's Novel: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time 2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
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Oh no u ppl weren't doing any kind of rp here were you? Because Im using this place for my bookclub, and Im NOT moving it. -Ink†
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