The curious incident of the dog in the nighttime

curious-incident

Format: Audiobook

Source: Public Library

Rating: 4.25

Christopher is 15-year-old boy with Aspergers.  This story is told through him.  One night when Christopher is out walking the streets something he likes to do because he feels like he is the only person alive in the world at night.  Well on one night he comes across Wellington, the neighbor’s dog, and it has been stabbed with a pitchfork.  When the police come to investigate  they end up arresting Christopher because he is seen holding the dog. Once his father comes to get him out of jail, Christopher decides  to try to solve the mystery of who killed Wellington.  He is going to write a book to tell people about the mystery. As Christopher questions neighbors and understands who killed Wellington he is forced to do things outside of his comfort zone.  As he looks back on his adventure he realizes that going forward in life he will be able to make more and more decisions.

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