Illustrated by Joey Spiotto
Bone up on your gaming knowledge with this gently ironic yet thoroughly informative guide to video game terminology, presented as a picture book for all ages. Attack! Boss! Cheat Code! A Gamer’s Alphabet is an indispensable guide, a lively look at the language of video games that might actually bridge the gap between game-obsessed kids and their often-perplexed parents.
Praise for Attack! Boss! Cheat Code!
Bartography: Collected posts about Attack! Boss! Cheat Code!
Bartography: The “Games & Books & Q&A” interview series
Castle of Horror Podcast: Interview: Chris Barton, author of Attack! Boss! Cheat Code!
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Cynsations: Guest Post: Chris Barton on Writing & Cross-Generational Interests
Everett (WA) Public Library: Best of 2014: Children’s Books
GeekDad: Stack Overflow: Game On
Kid Lit Frenzy: Best of Nonfiction for Kids 2014
Laurie Ann Thompson: Interview: Chris Barton, author
Literary Friendships: I Got You Chris Barton for Christmas! Enjoy!
Mrs. Knott’s Book Nook: Chris Barton books
Mrs. Knott’s Book Nook: My Favorite Nonfiction Picture Books from 2015
Picture Book Month: Why Picture Books Are Important, by Chris Barton
Publishers Weekly: POW! A Visit to the Brooklyn Indie Children’s Publisher
Reading Through Life: It’s Monday! What are you reading?
Rutledge Library Blog: It’s Monday! What are you reading?
sharpread: 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 Interview: Chis Barton
Writers’ League of Texas: The 2014 Book Awards: Winners, Finalists, and Discovery Prize Winners