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Potions & Parameters: Secret Coders, Book 5

By Michael Berry, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Hint of romance in funny, high-energy graphic novel.

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Graphic novels are an excellent way to tackle educational subjects, and this high-energy comic provides plenty of action in addition to coding lessons. Writer Gene Luen Yang and illustrator Mike Holmes balance the puzzles and the sci-fi adventure in Potions & Parameters, creating the perfect mix of instruction and comedy. The Coders meet new allies, but they also learn new things about themselves and the feelings they're developing for each other. Readers who've come this far will be eager for the next installment.

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