Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
by Mark Haddon
When Christopher John Francis Boone discovers his neighbor's dead dog, an improbable murder mystery begins. Christopher is autistic, seeing and reacting to the world with a unique perspective that can be both funny and enlightening.
This book will capture your students' imaginations, and it's a fantastic opportunity to discuss the role of the narrator in fiction. This book is quickly becoming very popular in classrooms nationwide, despite some mature language.