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The queen of Katwe : one girl's triumphant path to becoming a chess champion

Author: Tim Crothers
Publisher: New York : Scribner, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc., [2016] ©2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Scribner trade paperback editionView all editions and formats
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The astonishing true story of Phiona Mutesi, a teenager from the slums of Kampala, Uganda, who, inspired by an unlikely mentor, a war refugee turned missionary, becomes an international chess champion.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Phiona Mutesi; Phiona Mutesi
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Crothers
ISBN: 9781501127182 1501127187 9781451657814 1451657811
OCLC Number: 957588718
Notes: Includes author's acknowledgments, new postscript for the paperback edition, tips from Phiona for chess (and life) and a guide for book clubs, classrooms and chess groups.
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Description: 245 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Opening. Land of the frogs ; Katende ; Pioneers ; Resurrection ; Teach her what you know ; Mzungu --
Middlegame. Like a boy, but not a boy ; Heaven ; The other side --
Endgame. Hurdles ; Dreams.
Responsibility: Tim Crothers.

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The astonishing true story of Phiona Mutesi, a teenager from the slums of Kampala, Uganda, who, inspired by an unlikely mentor, a war refugee turned missionary, becomes an international chess champion.

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