Mockingbird : (mok'ing-bûrd)
Title
Mockingbird : (mok'ing-bûrd)

Author
Erskine, Kathryn, author.

Publication Information
New York : Puffin, 2011.

Physical Description
10 books in a cloth bag ; 37 x 15 cm. + 1 folder.

Series
Instant book club.

General Note
A cloth bag containing ten copies of the title and a folder with miscellaneous notes, discussion questions, biographical information, and reading lists to assist book group discussion leaders.
 
Discussion guide ([6] p.) and excerpt from: The absolute value of Mike (6 p.) included after text.

Subject Term
Asperger's syndrome -- Fiction.
 
Empathy in children -- Fiction.
 
Schools -- Fiction.
 
Children and death -- Fiction.
 
Brothers -- Death -- Fiction.
 
School shootings -- Fiction.
 
Families -- Virginia -- Fiction.
 
Girls -- Family relationships -- Fiction.
 
Book clubs (Discussion groups)
 
Group reading.

Geographic Term
Virginia -- Fiction.

Local Subject
Book club kit collection.

Summary
Ten-year-old Caitlin, who has Asperger's Syndrome, struggles to understand emotions, show empathy, and make friends at school, while at home she seeks closure by working on a project with her father.