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    Alex and the Wednesday Chess Club

    Product Code: B0012SS

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    Publisher: Simon & Schuster
    Author: Janet S. Wong
    Year of Publication: 2004

    Pages: 40
    Notation Type: None (NL)


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    Alex first learned to play chess when he was four years old. He loved it. He loved the pieces, the challenge, and the sweet taste that winning left in his mouth. He loved it until he played a chess game with moldy old Uncle Hooya...and lost. Then Alex decided to give up chess for good.

    Now in third grade Alex wants to give chess another try. He joins the chess club and discovers that chess is fun again. He plays his friends, he listens to the coach, and he practices at school, at home, and on the computer. Alex is a chess maniac! All of this practice is leading up to the big tournament, where Alex finds himself face-to-face with Little Cousin Hooya. Memories of his earlier defeat return, but now is his chance to finally beat a Hooya. Is Alex up to the challenge?

    Janet Wong's lyrical text, complemented by Stacey Schuett's bright illustrations, will inspire chess players of all ages to practice, practice, practice and to avoid moldy old Uncle Hooya!

    Recommended for Children between the ages of 4-8.

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    Product Details

    ISBN 9780689858901
    Manufacturer Simon and Schuster
    Author(s) Janet S. Wong
    Pages 40 Pages
    Publication Date Jan 1, 2004
    Notation Type NL - Notationless

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