Potions & Parameters (Secret Coders #5)
|Author:||Gene Luen Yang; Mike Holmes (Illustrator)|
|Series:||Secret Coders Ser.|
At long last, the Coders have found Hopper's missing father--but he's not the same. He drank Professor One-Zero's poisonous concoction, Green Pop. Now he's in a blissful stupor and all he cares about is the color green.Professor One-Zero won't stop until the whole town has joined his "green revolution." There's only one weapon that can defeat him, and unfortunately, it's in another dimension. But that won't stop Hopper, Eni, and Josh!From graphic novel superstar (and former computer programming teacher) Gene Luen Yang, Secret Coders is a wildly entertaining series that combines logic puzzles and basic coding instruction with a page-turning mystery plot!
The coders are back in the fifth volume of the hit computer programming series by New York Times - bestselling author Gene Luen Yang.
Praise for the Secret Coders series: "Gene Luen Yang's talent is prodigious, his enthusiasm contagious . . . Even this confirmed technophobe was ready to learn coding." --Katherine Applegate, author of Crenshaw and The One and Only Ivan
"Gene Yang brings computer coding to life." --Entertainment Weekly"By the end of Secret Coders, readers will learn the three major ways that code is organized, right alongside Hopper and Eni, not as something dry or rote, but something transformative." --Wired
Gene Luen Yang is the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature. He has written and drawn many graphic novels, including American Born Chinese, which was a National Book Award finalist, as well as the winner of the Printz Award and an Eisner Award. His graphic novel set Boxers and Saints won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. He has also written for the hit comics Avatar: The Last Airbender and Superman. Visit him online at geneyang.com
Mike Holmes has drawn for the comics series Bravest Warriors, Adventure Time, Secret Coders, and the viral art project Mikenesses. His books include the True Story collection, This American Drive, and Shenanigans. He lives with a cat named Ella, who is his best buddy.