Aunt Chip And The Great Triple Creek Dam Affair by Patricia PolaccoAunt Chip And The Great Triple Creek Dam Affair by Patricia Polacco

Aunt Chip And The Great Triple Creek Dam Affair

byPatricia Polacco

Hardcover | March 19, 1996

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How much TV is too much TV? Welcome to Triple Creek, where the townspeople watch TV day and night. They watch it when they're eating, working, playing, and sleeping. They even use TVs to teach the kids at school. But when Eli's eccentric Aunt Chip (who refuses to own a TV) discovers that her nephew and her neighbors don't remember how to read, she pulls the plug on the whole town?using books that have been piled high to build a dam to spread the magic of reading all around.
"I was born in Lansing, Michigan in 1944. Soon after my birth I lived in Williamston, Michigan and then moved onto my grandparents farm in Union City, Michigan."I lived on the farm with my mom and Grandparents until 1949. That is when my Babushka (my grandmother) died and we prepared to move away from Michigan. I must say that living o...
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Title:Aunt Chip And The Great Triple Creek Dam AffairFormat:HardcoverDimensions:40 pages, 11.25 × 8.88 × 0.35 inPublished:March 19, 1996Publisher:Penguin Young Readers Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0399229434

ISBN - 13:9780399229435

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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How much TV is too much TV? The author tackles this timely question with her trademark humor and folksy charm in this fresh and funny parable. When Eli's eccentric Aunt Chip, who refuses to own a TV, discovers that her nephew and her neighbors don't remember how to read, she pulls the plug on the whole town--using the books that have been piled high to build a dam to spread the magic of reading. Full color