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Checkmate

Label
Checkmate
Title
Checkmate
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Subject
Summary
In the second book of the CRUISERS series, Walter Dean Myers explores the world of competitive chess as seen through the eyes of a group of middle school misfits.Sidney Aronofsky is one of the best chess players under age 16. When he's arrested for trying to buy drugs, it comes as a total surprise to those who know him. The expectations of parents, schools, and tutors pressure the young players. Sidney loves and wants to play chess, but dislikes the constant spotlight. He thinks that if he appears to be involved in drugs he'll be excused from playing on the school's team. In this book Zander and his creware back, using the Cruiser school newspaper express their frustrations and triumphs
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Myers, Walter Dean
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Young Adult Fiction
  • Young Adult Literature
Label
Checkmate
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Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:7b00021e-f8df-4eac-a9e4-0e0eb1066182
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780545389297
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Checkmate
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:7b00021e-f8df-4eac-a9e4-0e0eb1066182
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780545389297
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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