Diary of a Social Detective - Real-Life Tales

Diary of a Social Detective - Real-Life Tales

by Jeffrey E. Jessum


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Real-Life Tales of Mystery, Intrigue and Interpersonal Adventure Detective agencies come in many shapes and forms, but never before has there been a one-man social detective agency! Johnny Multony, transformed from a social misfit to a socially savvy kid, starts the first-ever social detective agency. He is then hired by other students in his school for help with common interpersonal dilemmas, such as cliques, dealing with disappointments, bullying, personal space, friends, body language, and much more.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781934575710
Publisher: Autism Asperger Publishing Company
Publication date: 01/26/2011
Pages: 306
Sales rank: 1,158,702
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Making of a Detective 1

Chapter 1 Too Close for Comfort: The Case of Back-Away Bobby 15

Chapter 2 Accidentally Funny: The Case of the Incidental Straightman 29

Chapter 3 Summer's Bummer: The Case of the Huffy Girlfriends 43

Chapter 4 Gimme Back My Banana!: The Case of the Bothersome Bully 59

Chapter 5 You Catch More Flies With Honey Than With Vinegar: The Case of Billy's Burst Bubble 77

Chapter 6 It's Not What You Say But How You Say It: The Case of the Back-Talking Ballerina 103

Chapter 7 Drowning in the Details: The Case of Monologuing Mona 141

Chapter 8 It's My Game, and I'll Win if I Want To: The Case of the Girl Who Struck out While Hitting a Home Run 175

Chapter 9 My Way or the Highway: The Case of the Boy Who Couldn't Handle the Gray in Life 215

Chapter 10 Chant of the Cheese Monkeys: The Case of Stan's Most Legendary Party Yet 277

Solving Your Own Social Mysteries in 10 Easy Steps 287

Worksheet for Solving Social Mysteries 294

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