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House rules: a novel

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IL: UG - BL: 5.8 - AR Pts: 27
Lexile measure:
880L
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The astonishing new novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Jodi Picoult about a family torn apart by an accusation of murder. They tell me I'm lucky to have a son who's so verbal, who is blisteringly intelligent, who can take apart the busted microwave and have it working again an hour later. They think there is no greater hell than having a son who is locked in his own world, unaware that there's a wider one to explore. But try having a son who is locked in his own world, and still wants to make a connection. A son who tries to be like everyone else, but truly doesn't know how. Jacob Hunt is a teenage boy with Asperger's Syndrome. He's hopeless at reading social cues or expressing himself well to others, and like many kids with AS, Jacob has a special focus on one subject--in his case, forensic analysis. He's always showing up at crime scenes, thanks to the police scanner he keeps in his room, and telling the cops what they need to do...and he's usually right. But then one day his tutor is found dead, and the police come to question him. All of the hallmark behaviors of Asperger's--not looking someone in the eye, stimulatory tics and twitches--can look a lot like guilt to law enforcement personnel. Suddenly, Jacob finds himself accused of murder. Emotionally powerful from beginning to end, House Rules looks at what it means to be different in our society, how autism affects a family, and how our legal system works well for people who communicate a certain way--and fails those who don't.
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ISBN:
9780743296441
9781440776175
9780743296434
9781602857100
9781439199312
9781440776151
Reading Level:
UG
Level 5.8, 27 Points
Lexile measure:
880L
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Full title house rules
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Last Update 2018-05-24 09:40:08AM
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subject_facet Asperger's syndrome -- Fiction, Audiobooks, Autistic youth -- Fiction, Forensic sciences -- Fiction, Large type books, Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction
title_display House rules : a novel
title_full House Rules A Novel, House rules : a novel / Jodi Picoult, House rules [sound recording] : a novel / Jodi Picoult, House rules [text (large print)] / Jodi Picoult
title_short House rules :
title_sub a novel
topic_facet Asperger's syndrome, Audiobooks, Autistic youth, Fiction, Forensic sciences, Investigation, Large type books, Literature, Murder