Search Results: "Robot Stampede"


BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: April 6, 2009

"Uneven and disappointing. (Picture book/poetry. 6-8)"
No food fights or bullying here; it's not that kind of wild. Read full book review >

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FICTION & LITERATURE

"A vivid historical homage to dauntless adventurism."
A collection of colorful tales about the Alaskan gold rush at the end of the 19th century. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SPIDER STAMPEDE by Ali Sparkes
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2013

"A buggy blast; readers will be happy with the clear signs that that the twins' career as experimental subjects is far from over. (line drawings, glossary) (Fantasy. 7-9)"
A spray of strange fluid gives 8-year-old twins Josh and Danny both six extra legs and a quick trip down the bathtub drain in this icky but informative series opener. Read full book review >

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ROBOT SMASH! by Stephen W. Martin
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 15, 2015

"With demand for STEM-themed books for toddlers at an all-time high, this will undoubtedly prove popular with both ends of its intended audience. (Picture book. 2-5)"
The title sums it up: This mechanical man is a total wrecking machine. Read full book review >

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ROBOT RUMPUS! by Sean Taylor
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2013

"Subpar. (Picture book. 4-9)"
Once more into the night, when feckless parents leave their kid in the charge of defective robots. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MONKEY & ROBOT by Peter Catalonotto
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 29, 2013

"A fun-filled view of a warm, unlikely friendship. (Fiction. 5-8)"
A really odd couple of friends shares fun and adventure. Read full book review >

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ROBOT DREAMS by Isaac Asimov
Released: Nov. 1, 1986

Another Asimov story collection, this one misleadingly titled—less than half the 21 stories, 1947-86, are about robots. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LITTLE ROBOT by Ben Hatke
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"Girl power at its best. A sure winner! (Graphic novel. 3-12)"
Possibilities abound for a small, brown-skinned girl with time, a tool belt, and a penchant for urban adventure. Read full book review >

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CELIA’S ROBOT by Margaret Chang
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 15, 2009

"A bit of mystery plus solidly believable, complex friend-family relationships and a smart girl who's fearless about technology make for an appealing light read. (Science fiction. 9-12)"
Celia's cellist (Caucasian) mom and inventor (Chinese-American) dad are loving, busy parents whose work and travel mean less time for hand-holding over school and home routines. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ROBOT ZOT! by Jon Scieszka
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 22, 2009

"Zot! (Picture book. 3-8)"
Robot Zot invades Earth, vowing to destroy all earthly enemies—mostly kitchen appliances, as Zot measures a whopping four inches high. Read full book review >