It’s Randall’s first summer in a new town, and it’s looking like the next few months are going to be pretty boring. But once he and some friends start a chess club, Randall begins to change his mind about his new home. That is until Birdman, a grumpy old man who hangs out in the park where the Checkmate Squad meets to play, tries to interfere. and Gordo, the class bully, threatens to ruin everything. How could Randall’s summer have gone so quickly from drop dead dull to disastrous? Randall and his new friends return for more adventures in this companion book to The Hero of Third Grade (ISBN-13: 978-0-8234-1745-2 | $25.95)
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Published May 1, 2007
by Holiday House.
Sports & Outdoors, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction.