Checkmate

Kathleen Muldoon (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613849309

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Description

Embarrassed by his father's deafness and bullied by kids at school, P.J. Ramos finds strength in a new friendship, a chessboard, and an army of tiny soldiers.

Reading Level
Lexile
570L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
S
ATOS
3.9
DRA
30
Categories
Genre
Chapter Books Character Education Cultural/Diversity Social Issues
Interest Age
Ages 9-12
Grade
3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade
Subject
Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Fiction
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