Search Results: "Chip Bok"


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CHIP CHIP by Rusty Jaquays
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 2, 2015

"An admirable dramatization of a real-world event, with a hero who's much better at helping others than himself."
In Jaquays' debut historical drama, treacherous waters and armed Cuban guards await a crawfisherman transporting refugees during the 1980 Mariel boatlift. Read full book review >

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BOK! BOK! BOOM! by Cyndi Marko
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 25, 2014

"Fans will be glad Kung Pow has at least two more adventures on the way. (Graphic/fiction hybrid. 5-7)"
Fowladelphia is under attack by Dr. Screech. Can Kung Pow Chicken save the day? Read full book review >

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THE GREAT WHITE HOUSE BREAKOUT by Helen Thomas
ADVENTURE
Released: July 1, 2008

"Bok's dynamic, detail-crammed illustrations will prove great fun for kids and a treat for adults alike, as they are done in the wry, witty style of his political cartoons. (Picture book. 6-10)"
Sam feels pretty sorry for himself. Read full book review >

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Released: April 12, 1989

Integrated circuits, which incorporate hundreds, even thousands of diodes, transitors, and other components on a single tiny chip of semiconductor material, are the building blocks of the aerospace age. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"Though aimed at the book-as-toy market, this would be an appealing addition to a craft or science-fair shelf. (Informational gamebook. 8-14)"
Potatoes, potato chips and their packaging provide the materials for this entertaining, pun-filled collection of 29 science demonstrations and experiments plus one crunchy cookie recipe. Read full book review >

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CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE MURDER by Joanne Fluke
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 2000

"In all: a modestly entertaining debut with some delectable recipes as a bonus."
Hannah Swensen of Lake Eden, Minnesota, has a better excuse than most of fiction's lady sleuths to excuse her nosiness: her sister Andrea's husband Bill Todd is deputy sheriff for the county and Hannah tirelessly maintains that she's helping him. Read full book review >

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THE BLACK CHIP by Gary Land
Released: May 9, 2012

"A welcome foray into the Vegas PI genre, hopefully the first of many."
Ex-PI Noly Boots must race against time and circumstances to rescue his girlfriend and her daughter from an assortment of Vegas gamblers, lowlifes and psychos. Read full book review >

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THE POTATO CHIP PUZZLES by Eric Berlin
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2009

"The joy for both contestants and readers of this brain-teasing mystery will be in the process. (Mystery. 9-12)"
When a local snack-food manufacturer creates a puzzle contest to benefit a school, Winston Breen and his two best friends represent their middle school, solving his six elaborate puzzles and an unexpected seventh: exposing a cheater. Read full book review >

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THE LAST CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE by Jamie Rix
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 4, 2015

"Who knew good manners could be so dangerous? (Picture book. 4-8)"
The last chocolate chip cookie leads to an adventure and kidnapping by aliens…all because one young boy used his manners. Read full book review >

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CHIP AND THE KARATE KICK by Anne Rockwell
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2004

"Rockwell and Meisel offer some dojo etiquette and karate terminology along with the Lesson; younger readers with dreams of breaking bones rather than boards will benefit from this understated study in developing a better attitude. (Picture book. 6-8)"
The newest entry in the Good Sports series features a Bruce Lee wannabe (here named "Striper Mee" and recast, in Meisel's all-animal illustrations, as a tiger clad in a karate gi) who finds out what it really takes to advance in his chosen martial art. Read full book review >