24 Games You Can Play on a Checker Board

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Gibbs Smith, 2007 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 64 pages
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Games You Can Play on a Checkerboard

Carol Lynch Williams

The latest in the successful children's activity series, Games You Can Play on a Checkerboard teaches kids how to use a plain old checkerboard and pieces to play 24 different new games! All the pieces needed to play these games are included, as well as easy-to-follow instructions. Impress friends and family by turning the checkerboard into a frontier for inventive new games.

Games include The Coyote and the Chickens, Box the Fox, Wolf and Goats, Fox and Geese, Horseshoe, Catching the Pigs, Hey! Get Outta My Line, Leap Frog, Solitaire Pyramid Checkers, and checkerboard games from other countries!

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Contents

The Games We Can Play
4
Traditional Checkers
6
The Coyote and the Chickens
9
Alquerque
12
Achi
14
Pyramid Checkers
16
Box the Fox
19
Giveaway Checkers
21
FiveField Kono
36
Three Mens Morris
38
Seega
40
Wolf and Goats
42
Lasca
44
Fox and Geese
47
Wildebeest
50
Horseshoe
53

Diagonal Checkers
24
Turkish
26
French Checkers
28
Checkers GoMoku
30
FourField KoNo
33
Catching the Pigs
56
Hey Get Outta My Line
58
Leapfrog
60
Solitaire Pyramid Checkers
62
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About the author (2007)

Carol Lynch Williams is the author of young adult novels including "Miles from Ordinary" and "The Chosen One", which was named one of 2010 ALA's "Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers" and "Best Books for Young Adult Readers." It also won the Whitney and the Association of Mormon Letters awards for the best young adult fiction of the year, as well as numerous other honors. Williams was the winner of the 2009 PEN/Phyllis Naylor Working Writer Fellowship and the 2013 Whitney Award for Outstanding Achievement. She grew up in Florida and now lives in Utah.

Jennifer Kalis has illustrated The Big Book of Girl Stuff, Pocketdoodles for Girls, Pocketdoodles for Princesses, and B.F.F. Journal. She lives near Columbus, Ohio.

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