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Fretland VanVoorst, Jenny

Summary: "In Robots at Home, early fluent readers learn about the many kinds of robots built to help people in their daily lives. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn about the fascinating world of robots. An infographic illustrates the unique features of a particular robot, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pogo Books, an imprint of Jump! 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Hamilton, S.L. (Sue L.)

Summary: Simple text and close-up photographs present the amazing advancements of today's robots. Readers will learn about the incredible developments and abilities of robots who can enter earthquake, avalanche, volcano, fire, and even nuclear disaster sites to perform search and rescue work.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A & D Xtreme 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Adams, William D.

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! Active volcanoes, disaster zones, battlefields: Earth is full of dangerous places. And the rest of the universe isn't that comfortable, either! Robots have long explored our solar system. But today, robots are also helping emergency...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book, Inc. 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Alpert, Barbara.

Summary: "Simple text and full-color photographs describe various military robots"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2012

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 623 ALP

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

Sarma, Kamya

Summary: Dash and Dot are a pair of robots that you can program using a tablet or smartphone. With this book, students learn the art of innovation through detailed explanations and hands-on activities built to foster creativity and problem solving. Fun, engaging text introduces readers to new ideas and builds on maker-related concepts they may already know. Additional tools, including a glossary and an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cherry Lake Publishing 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Stark, William N.

Summary: "Gives readers a quick look at modern military robots"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2016

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 623.7 Stark 2016

Clay, Kathryn.

Summary: "Describes various military, space, and other robots used to carry out missions that are too dangerous for human beings"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Howell, Izzi

Summary: Take a look at how a robotic arm is designed, how engineers are devising examples that can be controlled by the human brain just like a real arm, and how the science of electronics allows the robot to interpret electrical signals and move in response. Find out about sensors, code and programming, explore fascinating robots from drones and space rovers to medical robots, and meet some of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Adams, William D.

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! Dull, dirty jobs are everywhere. And often, robots can be found doing them. Robots have revolutionized how the things we use every day are made. But robots are also beginning to plant and harvest crops, inspect infrastructure and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book, Inc. 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Holzweiss, Kristina

Summary: "Learn how to complete DIY projects dealing with basic machines and robots. Along the way, get a look at some of history's most incredible inventions and scientific discoveries."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press/Scholastic 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 621 HOL

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

Mooney, Carla

Summary: "From vehicles and weapons to robots and service animals, the tools of the US military are truly amazing. Ready for Military Action takes you on the front lines with some of the most fascinating technology, gear, vehicles, and animals being used by the US armed forces. Learn more about the history behind these tools and technologies and how the US military uses them today to get its job done."...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 623 MOO

Shores, Erika L.

Summary: "Simple text and full-color photographs describe eight different robots that mimic animals and the work these robots do."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Kulz, George Anthony

Summary: "Hobbyists and tinkerers design new robots for fun, to race with each other, and even to engage in robot battles. Hobby and Competition Robots introduces readers to examples of these robots, the challenges faced by their designers, and the advances that are on the horizon." -- Amazon.com.

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 796.15 KUL

Klepeis, Alicia

Summary: What kind of work might be taken over by artificial intelligence (AI)? From doing dangerous jobs to helping to create products, the ideas are endless. Learn how the future of work might change because of AI and some of the ethical dilemmas that come along with rapidly changing technology.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: An imprint of Capstone Press 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 006.3 KLE

Sobey, Edwin J. C.

Summary: Discusses the basics of robotics and presents instructions for robotics projects, including building a mobile platform, building a hand, and writing a program.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a Capstone imprint 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 629.8 SOB

Stock, Lisa

Summary: Featuring high-quality images from the smash-hit movies and TV series, this Level 1 Reader takes a close look at the coolest droids in the Star Wars galaxy, from new favorites BB-8 (Star Wars: The Force Awakens), K-2SO (Star Wars: Rogue One), and Chopper (Star Wars: Rebels) to treasured old friends from the classic saga C-3PO and R2-D2.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE STO

Rex, Michael

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Robots try to figure out the difference between facts and opinions"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nancy Paulsen Books 2020

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Hamilton, Sue L.

Summary: Simple text and close-up photographs present the amazing advancements of today's robots. Readers will learn about the incredible developments of human-like automatons, some who perform dangerous work and others who execute finely detailed skills. This book contains important details about how these robots are designed to assist, protect, and benefit humans. Includes surprising information about...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abdo Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Beecroft, Simon

Summary: Profiles more than fifty robot and droid characters that appear in the various "Star Wars" films, arranged by increasing size, with information on their origins, special characteristics, personalities, and role in the films.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2020

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Tuchman, Gail

Summary: "Robots can build cars dive in the ocean, and even fly into space! Discover all the cool jobs robots can do."--Back cover

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE TUC

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JPB PURPLE SPINDLE

Clay, Kathryn

Summary: "Describes a variety of robots used by businesses, hospitals, and individuals"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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