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Marsico, Katie

Summary: "Learn all about unmanned aircraft, or drones, including how they were invented and improved over time, what they are used for today, and why they have sometimes caused controversy"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 623 MAR

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 623 MAR

Scott, Mairghread

Summary: Presents the history of robotics, from the world's earliest mechanized robots to modern machines used in the home, in the military, and in space exploration.

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Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2018

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Newman, Lauren

Summary: "Learn all about drones, from how they were first created to how they are being used today."--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Cherry Lake Publishing 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 629.133 NEW

Faust, Daniel R.

Summary: The entertainment industry has often pioneered developments in technology. Drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), are the latest technology the entertainment industry is tackling. This high-interest title covers the basics of entertainment drones, teaching readers the science, technology, and engineering that goes into producing them. Readers learn how entertainment drones are used,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2016

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Maloney, Brenna

Summary: Take an in-depth look at the history and cultural impact of robots through the years in this educational and interactive guide! Robots are everywhere-building cars, driving cars, performing surgery, helping soldiers and fire fighters, even vacuuming! From high up in space to the bottom of the ocean, robots are an instrumental part of how humans are learning about the world. This encyclopedic...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Insight Kids 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.892 MAL

Bethea, Nikole Brooks

Summary: Join super scientist Max Axiom as he explores the technology behind and everyday use of drones in our world.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, capstone imprint 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 629 BET

Leavitt, Amie Jane

Summary: With drone use soaring, remotely piloted aircraft have captured people's imaginations. Militaries, businesses, and hobbyists are continually finding new ways to use UAVs and develop their technology. Drones in some countries now deliver food and packages. Young readers will find out about exciting drone technology improvements and what they might lead to in the future.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 623 LEA

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 623.74 LEA

Green, Michael

Summary: Describes the Predator, an unmanned aerial vehicle used by the United States Air Force for surveillance and ground attacks, including its development, equipment, weapons, and future military use.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2004

Copies Available at Peninsula (Closed until September 7th)

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 623.7 GRE

Dougherty, Martin J.

Summary: Explains what a drone is and how these vehicles are operated and offers facts about the size, speed, and uses of a wide range of military and civilian drones.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula (Closed until September 7th)

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J623.74 DOU

Nardo, Don

Summary: Always a trendsetter, the United States military has steadily changed the face of warfare in recent years through its use of drones. These unmanned flying craft have been around for close to a century. But only for a bit more than a decade have they been able to carry missiles capable of obliterating a large building. These small but lethal planes can now fly at altitudes of several miles and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Morgan Reynolds Publishing 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 623.74 NAR

Hustad, Douglas

Summary: "What are drones? Explore the science behind drone technology in this high-interest book that aligns with the STEM initiative and also supports Common Core English Language Arts standards--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula (Closed until September 7th)

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J623.74 HUS

Nagelhout, Ryan

Summary: Drones, those radio-controlled flying machines that everyone's abuzz about nowadays, provide many people with an exciting opportunity to navigate and modulate. The newly developed sport of drone racing, however, brings excitement and competition to the air like never before. Live-streaming directly from a camera mounted onto the drone even makes drone racing a spectator sport. This colorful,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 797.5 NAG

Brook, Henry

Summary: "Where can drones fly that no human would dare? Why do engineers turn to nature to design new flying machines? Could a drone space rover reveal the secrets of distant planets? How can a fire rescue drone save lives? Fast, agile and cheap to build, drones offer all the benefits of flight with no risk to any pilot. Already vital tools for the world's armed forces, drones in our towns and cities...

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Publisher / Publication Date: EDC Publishing 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 623 BRO

Hamilton, John

Summary: Introduces information about unmanned aerial vehicles, including the uses, models, and history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Pub. Co. 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 623.7469 HAM

Faust, Daniel R.

Summary: When most people think of drones, also known as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), they likely think of the military. Militaries have been using drones since the 1990s, and new developments in drone technology are being discovered every day. Readers get a crash course in military drones through this text, which explains the science and technology behind one of todays most polarizing topics....

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Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 355 FAU

Chandler, Matt

Summary: Military drones have been part of wars for more than 100 years. Today's military unmanned aerial vehicles are packed with sensors, high-quality cameras, and even weapons. With each UAV flight, military members are kept safe away from war zones. Young readers will learn how both aerial and underwater military drones operate and get inside details about some of the missions they've completed.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 623.74 CHA