Book Verdict


by Gary Blackwood

First Release:

August 2014

ISBN: 9780803739246

It’s 1835 and twelve-year-old Rufus Goodspeed is the secret operator of a chess-playing automaton called The Turk. But does Turk hide other, darker secrets too? Afterword.

  • ISBN: 9780803739246
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Dial
    Page Count: 320
    Trim Size: 5 1/2" x 8 1/4"
    Dewey Classification: Fic
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 6.3, Points: 11
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 5.7, Points: 17
    Lexile: Level: 870L
    Awards & Honors: New York Public Library, 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing 2014, Stories for Older Readers
    Los Angeles Public Library Best Books of 2014, Children’s
    Triple Crown National Book Award 2016-2017
    Genre: Fic
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