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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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 629.8 SCO

Manning, Matthew K.

Summary: Zora Michaels hides her genius and passion for technology behind a girly image, but when a boy goes missing just as a forest fire threatens, Zora and a Drone Academy friend help.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC MAN

Newman, Lauren

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

Format: text

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,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629 FAU

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

Arkin, William M.

Summary: "Unmanned is an in-depth examination of why seemingly successful wars never seem to end. The problem centers on drones, now accumulated in the thousands, the front end of a spying and killing machine that is disconnected from either security or safety. Drones, however, are only part of the problem. William Arkin shows that security is actually undermined by an impulse to gather as much data as...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327 ARK

Bethea, Nikole Brooks

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, capstone imprint 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Hamilton, John

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Pub. Co. 2012

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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

Manning, Matthew K.

Summary: Despite complaints from fellow Drone Academy member Parker, Howard To, sixteen, uses his drone to try to stop the stalker using a similar device to spy on Howard's idol, a famous actress.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC MAN

Marloh, Ivo

Summary: Photography drones, quadcopters or unmanned aerial systems (UAS) are currently changing film and photography forever, and amateurs and professionals alike are scrambling to get to grips with this new and fast-evolving technology. This book gives you an in-depth look into what can (a lot) and can't (very little) be done with the new generation of photography drones, which drone fits your needs...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aurum Press Ltd 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 777 MAR

Manning, Matthew K.

Summary: When Sai Patel, fifteen, is framed for crimes he did not commit, his online friends of Drone Academy help him locate the Copycat drone and prove his innocence.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC MAN

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Summary: Drone pilot and family man Neil has spent his career conducting deadly, covert missions overseas all from the comfort of his suburban hometown. When an enigmatic, Pakistani businessman shows up at his home seeking revenge, Neil must confront the consequences of his actions.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Screen Media 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD DRO

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....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Manning, Matthew K.

Summary: Using her computer hacking skills and her drone to scan the streets of Brooklyn, Parker Reading follows clues and locates a local bank robber--until the thief employs similar methods to turn the tables on Parker and track her down.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC MAN

Davies, Barry

Summary: Build a Drone will not only teach you how to build your very own drone but also explain their history in the military and the impact they will have, and are starting to have, on our everyday lives.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Skyhorse Publishing 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 629 DAV

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--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

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,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Whittle, Richard.

Summary: "The creation of the first weapon in history that can stalk and kill an enemy on the other side of the globe was far more than clever engineering. As Richard Whittle shows in Predator, it was the most profound development in military and aerospace technology since the intercontinental ballistic missile. Once considered fragile toys, drones were long thought to be of limited utility. The...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Co. 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 623 WHI

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.

Format: text

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

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 623.7 GRE

Summary: A worldwide viral outbreak has devastated the world. There is no government, no infrastructure. Electricity is scarce. The sky is full of autonomous drones that were developed to deliver vaccines to the population. But by the time the drones were online, it was too late: 90% of the population was gone. Now the drones fly empty missions, dropping vaccines everywhere, though there is nobody left...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cinema Libre Studio 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI ROT

Childress, Ron

Summary: When Jessica, a young Air Force drone pilot in Nevada, is tasked with launching a missile against a suspected terrorist halfway across the world, she realizes that though women and children are in the crosshairs of her screen, she has no choice but to follow orders. Ethan, a young Wall Street quant, is involved in a more bloodless connection to war when he develops an algorithm that enables his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2015

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Childress 2015

Cockburn, Andrew

Summary: "For the first time in our military history, how we wage war is being built around a single strategy: the tracking and elimination of "high value targets"--in other words, assassination by military drone. Kill Chain is the story of how this new paradigm came to be, from WWII to the present; revealing the inner workings of these military technologies; introducing the key figures behind the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355 COC