Janet S. Wong Stacey Schuett
Alex and the Wednesday Chess Club
September 24, 2018 Comments.. 682
Alex and the Wednesday Chess Club 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

  • Title: Alex and the Wednesday Chess Club
  • Author: Janet S. Wong Stacey Schuett
  • ISBN: 9780689858901
  • Page: 191
  • Format: Hardcover
  • 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 Hooyad 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 diAlex 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 Hooyad 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

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    1 Blog on “Alex and the Wednesday Chess Club

    1. Esther says:

      Published in 2004 by Margaret K. McElderryInterest Level: 3rd-6th GradeThis is a book about Alex who tries to find his place at school and eventually finds it in the Wednesday Chess Club that he was so resistant to previously. The text and illustrations move the story forward well and provide an honest, realistic account of how Alex experiences school and different extracurricular activities. This book does not focus on ethnic differences, but it does use the stereotype that Asians are good at c [...]

    2. Ms Threlkeld says:

      My dad tried to teach me how to play chess when I was in elementary school and I was bored out of my mind. Luckily, Wong makes chess a lot more interesting in this book about a boy who rediscovers his love of the game after joining his school's club.

    3. The Styling Librarian says:

      Loved the chess tournament portrayal in this book. Perfect for my chess playing students!

    4. Shayne Cope says:

      May be good for children interested in chess, but I didn't like this book. A little boring.

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