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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

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

Mindell, David A.

Summary: An MIT professor outlines provocative arguments for the crucial role of people in a changing technological landscape, discussing cutting-edge advances and the unintended consequences of a robotics-driven future.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 629.8 MIN

Clay, Kathryn

Summary: "Describes various competitions and games involving robots"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.8932 CLA

Summary: "Botley is here to introduce coding in an easy, friendly way. Children as young as 5 can learn to code with Botley, and with his advanced features, he can grow with them for many play filled years to come. Botley is ready to use right out of the box, he will have kids coding in minutes! Botley is also 100% screen free; no phone or tablet required. Explore Botley's advanced features and code him...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Learning Resources, Inc. 2018

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Summary: For millions of years, the brutal civil war consuming planet Cyberton has been locked in an uneasy truce. But all that changes the moment a young earthling named Rad stumbles upon the long-lost Mini-Cons and innocently reawakens them. In a flash, the relentless battle is given a whole new life. Certain victory is at last within reach for those who track down the most Mini-Cons. Can Optimus...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Rhino Home Video 2004

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV TRA

Summary: In this television series conclusion, Optimus Prime, his Autobots and their human friends step up the fight against Megatron and his Decepticons for control of the powerful Mini-Cons. Valor, betrayal, redemption, and some devastating twists lead to the unholy alliance between the natural enemies in the face of a genuine evil known as Unicron.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Rhino Home Video 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV TRA

Summary: For millions of years, the brutal civil war consuming planet Cyberton has been locked in an uneasy truce. But all that changes the moment a young earthling named Rad stumbles upon the long-lost Mini-Cons and innocently reawakens them. In a flash, the relentless battle is given a whole new life. Certain victory is at last within reach for those who track down the most Mini-Cons. Can Optimus...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Rhino Home Video 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV TRA

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

Summary: In this television series conclusion, Optimus Prime, his Autobots and their human friends step up the fight against Megatron and his Decepticons for control of the powerful Mini-Cons. Valor, betrayal, redemption, and some devastating twists lead to the unholy alliance between the natural enemies in the face of a genuine evil known as Unicron.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Rhino Home Video 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV TRA

Summary: In this television series conclusion, Optimus Prime, his Autobots and their human friends step up the fight against Megatron and his Decepticons for control of the powerful Mini-Cons. Valor, betrayal, redemption, and some devastating twists lead to the unholy alliance between the natural enemies in the face of a genuine evil known as Unicron.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Rhino Home Video 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV TRA

Patterson, James

Summary: The Great War is over. The Robots have won. The humans who survived have two choices-- they can submit and serve the vicious rulers they created or be banished to the Reserve, a desolate, unforgiving landscape where it's a crime to be human. And the robots aren't content-- following the orders of their soulless leader, they're planning to conquer humanity's last refuge. With nothing left to...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Patterson 2017

Hatke, Ben

Summary: "When a little girl finds an adorable robot in the woods, she presses a button and accidentally activates him for the first time. Now, she finally has a friend. But the big, bad robots are coming to collect the little guy for nefarious purposes, and it's all up to a five-year-old armed only with a wrench and a fierce loyalty to her mechanical friend to save the day!" --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 HAT

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 741.5 HAT

Copies Available at Peninsula (Closed until September 7th)

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE HAT

Murphy, Maggie

Summary: "Different types of robots and their components, functions, and purposes are explored in a way that students will find helpful and encouraging when they begin working on their own projects. More than just a beginner's guide, this may be the spark to ignite limitless possibility for kids who love to use their minds and hands" --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2015

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

Bow, James

Summary: "In this exciting title, readers will learn about basic robot components and how they are used to build various robots for different purposes. "Makers and Shakers" sidebars introduce the world's greatest robot designers and explain how they came to create their exciting inventions. Step-by-step Maker projects let readers put their skills to use as they build amazing robotic creations."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Publishing Company 2016

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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

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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

Summary: Relena and Heero have come aboard the Libra in a last-ditch hope to talk some sense into Zechs, but he will not listen. Treize and his forces arrive, and Treize challenges Zechs to a one-on-one duel to decide the fate of the war, but Zechs refuses. Now the immense ships Libra and Peacmillion are on a collision course with one another, and the resulting collision could destroy all life on Earth....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Bandai Entertainment 2006

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Bott, Adrian C.

Summary: One elite gamer. One shape-shifting robot. Unlimited adventure! Axel and BEAST can't wait to go on their first real mission together. And when it finally comes through, it's a killer! The evil Grabbem Industries are illegally drilling for oil in the Antarctic but how are they getting away with it?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kane Miller, A Division of EDC Pub. 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED BOT

Bott, Adrian C.

Summary: In Tropical Tangle, the heartless Grabbem Industries are planning to have a blast on a tropical island a nuclear blast! Axel and Beast have to stop Grabbem, no matter what. But what if it means splitting up?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kane Miller, A Division of EDC Publishing 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED BOT

Brown, Peter

Summary: When robot Roz opens her eyes for the first time, she discovers that she is alone on a remote, wild island. Why is she there? Where did she come from? Most important, how will she survive in her harsh surroundings? Roz's only hope is to learn from the island's hostile animal inhabitants. When she tries to care for an orphaned gosling, the other animals finally decide to help, and the island...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2016

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Fisch, Sholly

Summary: Accused of stealing a sacred gem, Lenni is chased to Earth by the Manhunters and it is up to Batman and the Green Lantern to help him find Lobo, the real culprit.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 FIS

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

McCanna, Tim

Summary: Bitty Bot is initially unhappy while on vacation at the beach with his family until he makes two new friends and they build a submarine, setting off for adventure under the ocean.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MCC