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Seattle Giant Chess Park Dedicated to Detective Denise "Cookie" Bouldin

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Seattle Giant Chess Park Dedicated to Detective Denise "Cookie" Bouldin

Activating an underused open space for use by a youth chess club and providing a safe place for young people and adults from different cultures to meet and play chess anytime.

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Pasadena High library has giant chess pieces, noisy kids and nobody saying, ‘Shh!’

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Pasadena High library has giant chess pieces, noisy kids and nobody saying, ‘Shh!’

Yvette Orozco has written a terrific article in Chron on the Pasadena High School Library's investment in giant games and their impact on their students. Pasadena High School librarian Bonnie Alexander is old enough to remember when libraries were quiet. That’s not the case any more, and that’s a good thing, she said. In an age where everything is available at the touch of a finger, the traditional library has turned up the volume all in the name of literacy. “One of the things we’re trying to do is get kids to read more and get them in the library,” Alexander said....

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