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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

15 holds on 4 copies

Summary: Take a mind-blowing journey through human history, told through six iconic objects: the car, the airplane, the smartphone, the rocket, the robot, and the telescope.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Otfinoski, Steven

Summary: "Learn about the history of robotics and find out what it takes to make it in this exciting career field."--

Format: text

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.8 OTF

Oxlade, Chris

Summary: Do you know that the first industrial robot started work in 1959? Now robots are in factories, in homes, laboratories, and the sky. Robots explore other planets as well as ocean depths. They also carry out jobs that are dangerous for humans. From the first robots of the 1950s to the drones and androids of the present day, this book charts the amazing history of robots.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heinemann-Raintree 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Carriger, Gail.

Summary: In an alternate England of 1851, spirited fourteen-year-old Sophronia is enrolled in a finishing school where, she is suprised to learn, lessons include not only the fine arts of dance, dress, and etiquette, but also diversion, deceit, and espionage.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: AudioGO 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC CAR

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Audiobooks, Call number: YA CD FIC CAR

Carriger, Gail.

Summary: In her alternate England of 1851, fifteen-year-old Sophronia tries to uncover who is behind a plot to control a prototype that has the potential to alter human and supernatural travel, and to learn what role Mademoiselle Geraldine's academy for young spies plays in the affair.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC CAR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA Fiction Carriger 2013

Carriger, Gail.

Summary: In an alternate England of 1851, spirited fourteen-year-old Sophronia is enrolled in a finishing school where, she is suprised to learn, lessons include not only the fine arts of dance, dress, and etiquette, but also diversion, deceit, and espionage.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC CAR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA Fiction Carriger 2013

Bridgman, Roger Francis

Summary: Discusses robots and their history, explaining the tasks robots are designed to do, such as perform delicate surgical operations, clean city sewers, and work as museum tour guides.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Pub. 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.892 BRI

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 629.892 BRI

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 629.892 BRI

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 629.892 Bri

Ventura, Marne

Summary: This book features 12 of the most influential technology breakthroughs in robotics covering the major players in each breakthrough, its main turning points, and how it changed the way we live.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 12-Story Library, an imprint of Peterson Publishing Company 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Kenyon, Amy Maria.

Contents: Rumors from a motel in Detroit -- Mapping postwar space and culture -- Spaces of detachment -- Critiques of suburban conformity -- Everyday life and suburban estrangement -- The city that would not go away -- Postwar space and culture in context.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KEN

De la Rosa, Jeff

Summary: Robots are all around you. As robotics technology improves, robots are poised to take on even more important jobs, making your life easier, safer, and cooler! Not all robots are confined to deep space or distant assembly lines. Some of them interact with people. What are the advantages and challenges of robots working with people? How are they designed to interact with us? How do we respond to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book, Inc. 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.8 DE L

Summary: " ... Features tons of tidbits on toys and games, mysteries of history, robots and reptiles, sports and spies, wacky words, and so much more!"--Title page verso.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2012

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 030 FIV

Hartman, Ashley Strehle

Summary: "Some robots can dance, perform acrobatic stunts, and even have conversations with their owners. Entertainment Robots introduces readers to examples of these robots, the challenges faced by their designers, and the advances that are on the horizon. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.8 HAR