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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Teaching Ideas and Resources: Read the first paragraph where Christopher discovers the dead dog. Can you complete the story from that point? The book is a murder mystery novel. Find out other stories in this genre... Are there authors who write lots of murder mysteries? Why is the numbering system for each chapter unusual? Christopher likes to visualise and make plans of places. Christopher has Asperger's, a form of autism.

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