Freshman Daniel Pratzer gets a chance to prove himself when the chess team invites him and his father to a weekend-long parent-child tournament. Daniel, thinking that his father is a novice, can't understand why his teammates want so badly for them to participate. (Read more...)
Then he finds out the truth: as a teen, his father was one of the most promising young players in America, but the pressures of the game pushed him too far, and he had to give up chess to save his own life and sanity. Now, thirty years later, Mr. Pratzer returns to the game to face down an old competitor and the same dark demons that lurk in the corners of a mind stretched by the demands of the game. Daniel was looking for acceptance, but the secrets he uncovers about his father will force him to make some surprising moves himself.
Meet all the most important characters from the entire history of Doctor Who, including every Doctor and companion. (Read more...)
Packed with fascinating facts and statistics for characters from the Abzorbaloff to the Zygons, and with large cut-out poses and stunning stills from the program, this is the ultimate compendium of Doctor Who characters.
A horrific family tragedy sets sixteen-year-old Jacob on a journey to a remote island off the coast of Wales, where he discovers the crumbling ruins of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. (Read more...)
As Jacob explores its abandoned bedrooms and hallways, it becomes clear that the children were more than just peculiar. They may have been dangerous. They may have been quarantined on a deserted island for good reason. Somehow, impossible though it seems, they may still be alive.
ladder tournament. New members in grades 4-12 are invited to join at any time. Refreshments are provided. You don't need to register for this: it's OK to just show up. Thu, Apr 17th, 6:30-8pm and Thu, May 15th, 6:30-8pm.