Caitlin Smith (Mockingbird)

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Caitlin Smith
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Appears in Mockingbird
Debut
Year 2010

Caitlin Smith is the main character of the novel Mockingbird by Kathryn Erskine.

Character creation

Author Kathryn Erskine researched Asperger's in order to write the character, including speaking with parents and teachers of children with Asperger's.[1] She also has a daughter with autism.[2][3] Her daughter has read the book and said it was a fairly accurate representation.[4]

Synopsis

10-year-old Caitlin has to cope with her brother being killed in a school shooting.

Autism

Caitlin is stated to have Asperger's in the novel.

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