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Author Blackwood, Gary L.
Title Curiosity / Gary Blackwood.
Pub Info New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) Inc., 2014.
New York, New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC, [2014]
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Descript 313 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
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Audience 870L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader MG 6.3 11 11 165195
Summary In 1835, when his father is put in a Philadelphia debtor's prison, 12-year-old chess prodigy Rufus Goodspeed is relieved to be recruited to secretly operate a chess-playing automaton named The Turk, but soon questions the fate of his predecessors and his own safety.
Subject Gifted persons -- Juvenile fiction.
Chess -- Juvenile fiction.
Apprentices -- Juvenile fiction.
Poverty -- Juvenile fiction.
Robots -- Juvenile fiction.
Chess -- Fiction.
Apprentices -- Fiction.
Poverty -- Fiction.
Robots -- Fiction.
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile fiction.
Genre Historical fiction.
ISBN 9780803739246 (hc.)
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