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The Josie gambit

Author: Mary Francis Shura
Publisher: New York : Dodd, Mead, ©1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Shy, twelve-year-old, chess-loving Greg is apprehensive about spending six months with his grandmother in Pineville, Illinois; but his relationship with the outgoing Nolan family involves him in some real-life chess moves with a troubled girl, that open him up to loyalty and friendship with people who really count.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Shura, Mary Francis, 1923-
Josie gambit.
New York : Dodd, Mead, ©1986
(OCoLC)570739669
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Francis Shura
ISBN: 0396088104 9780396088103
OCLC Number: 13007613
Description: 160 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Mary Francis Shura.

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Shy, twelve-year-old, chess-loving Greg is apprehensive about spending six months with his grandmother in Pineville, Illinois; but his relationship with the outgoing Nolan family involves him in some real-life chess moves with a troubled girl, that open him up to loyalty and friendship with people who really count.

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