House of Robots, Book 1

Book review by Carrie R. Wheadon, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

Mild story a winner for reluctant-reader robot fans.

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 3 reviews

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age 18+

Innapropriate illustration

I bought this book for my 3rd grader last year who was 8 years old. He brought it to me to show me a funny picture. The picture shows the boy doing something that looks very naughty to the robot and the caption reads, "Gulp"! I was very upset that the illustrator would put that in a child's book.

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Too much sex
age 8+

Normal kid trying to grow up in a Sci Fi house

Who wouldn't want to live in a house of robots? The main character shares how neat it is at times while at other times it can get a bit crazy. Sammy mainly wants to have a "normal" life but having a mother as a scientist inventor will not allow that. He shares his adventures of living with all these robots as well as dealing with a bully at school. Sammy also has a sister with a major medical issue that often gives him perspective on things.

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Great messages

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