Book Reviews

The Robot Book Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Richly illustrated robot book is a simple, fun read.
By Heather Brown
(2010)
R Is for Robot: A Noisy Alphabet Book Poster Image
age 3+
Robots + loud sounds = lots of phonics fun.
By Adam F. Watkins
(2014)
Power Down, Little Robot Book Poster Image
age 3+
Funny sci-fi take on the how-to-get-your-kid-to-bed story.
By Anna Staniszewski
(2015)
Robo-Sauce Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Crazy-silly robot tale activates blasts of robo-mayhem.
By Adam Rubin
(2015)
Dylan the Villain Book Poster Image
age 4+
Clever, smart, diabolically fun story of kid supervillain.
By K.G. Campbell
(2016)
123 Versus ABC Book Poster Image
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age 4+
For number or letter fans, this adds up to a fun read.
By Mike Boldt
(2013)
Little Robot Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Sweet, surprising story of friendship and courage.
By Ben Hatke
(2015)
Outside the Box Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Irreverent collection offers mind-opening poems for kids.
By Karma Wilson
(2014)
The Creature Department Book Poster Image
age 8+
Whimsical, creative, and mild intro to monster fantasy.
By Robert Paul Weston
(2013)
Galaxy's Most Wanted, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Summer camp gets alien visitors in silly, fun adventure.
By John Kloepfer
(2014)
A Christmas-tastic Carol Book Poster Image
age 8+
Dickens perennial gets goofy "Adventure Time" treatment.
By Max Brallier
(2014)
House of Robots, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Mild story a winner for reluctant-reader robot fans.
By James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein
(2014)
Under Their Skin, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Thought-provoking sci-fi saga has riveting twists.
By Margaret Peterson Haddix
(2016)
Robots Go Wild! House of Robots, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Good-vs.-bad robot antics will hook reluctant readers.
By James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein
(2015)
The Wild Robot Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Robot vs. wilderness in poignant survival tale.
By Peter Brown
(2016)
Hilo: The Boy Who Crashed to Earth: Hilo, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fun graphic novel about Earth adventures of boy from space.
By Judd Winick
(2015)
Saving the Whole Wide World: Hilo, Book 2: Book Poster Image
age 8+
Alien robot fights alien invasion in fun page-turner.
By Judd Winick
(2016)
The Stonekeeper: Amulet, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Tragic events kick off action-packed graphic novel fantasy.
By Kazu Kibuishi
(2008)
Secret Coders Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Fun, funny graphic novel promotes programming.
By Gene Luen Yang
(2015)
Nick and Tesla's High-Voltage Danger Lab: A Mystery with Electromagnets, Burglar Alarms, and Other Gadgets You Can Build Yourself: Nick and Tesla, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Kids fight crime with science in edutaining mystery.
By Science Bob Pflugfelder, Steve Hockensmith
(2013)

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