Case File # 235711131719
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime
Possible Connected Incidences? (Titles with characters from diverse backgrounds and trying lives similar to Christopher)
One + One = Blue by MJ Auch
Synesthesia - a neurological condition in which Basil “sees” numbers as colors, becomes the connecting factor between two unlikely friends.
When Zachary Beaver Came to Town by Kimberly Willis Holt
Toby and Cal, friends in a small Texas town, meet the star of a sideshow act, 600 lb Zachary, the fattest boy in the world.
Hold Fast by Blue Balliett
Early's father, Dash, has disappeared unexpectedly, leaving an unsuspecting family to struggle through a baffling mystery. After a violent break-in that may or may not be related, the dwindling family finds themselves deeply entwined in Chicago's social services system and Early begins to use the lingering clues from her dad's job in the public library and the poetry book he left behind to try to discover what has happened to her dad and hopefully move them from the shelter back to the life they left behind.
Find stats and further information on family homelessness here. (http://www.familyhomelessness.org/families.php?p=ts)
The Silent Boy by Louis Lowry
Through Katy's eyes, readers get to know the silent boy, and experience the impact of friendship with a boy who is unable to speak.
A Corner of the Universe by Ann M. Martin
A Newbery Honor book that focuses on the summer Hattie turns twelve, when she meets an uncle she didn't know existed who has been institutionalized for autism and schizophrenia.
Christopher tracks a family member via an address on a letter. Having zero experience traveling on his own, he must decipher the map on his own. https://www.tfl.gov.uk/cdn/static/cms/documents/standard-tube-map.pdf
Investigator: Christopher John Francis Boone
Areas for Growth: Real World Experience, Appropriate Personal Contact, Expresssing and Deciphering Human Emotions