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SERIES GERONIMO

Abagnale, Maria

Thea Stilton and the star castaways

The mouselings are headed on a fabumouse mission-- to the moon! After much preparation, the mice blast off. But when they arrive at their lunar vacation spot, things start to go wrong, including spaceship wrecks and rebellious robots. Can the Thea sisters save the day?

READER 2

E S

Beecroft, Simon

Star Wars: R2-D2 and friends

Tales from R2-D2's life plus facts about other robots in the Star Wars films.

J BEL

Bellairs, John

The eyes of the killer robot

Thirteen-year-old Johnny Dixon is put in jeopardy when he and Professor Childermass try to find a robot made many years ago by an evil wizard.

SERIES FRANNY

Benton, Jim

Frantastic voyage

Igor swallows a doomsday device so Franny shrinks herself and goes on a field trip like no other.

SERIES FRANNY

Benton, Jim

The Fran with four brains

Being a mad scientist in the modern world is very hard work. With so much that needs to be done in such a short period of time, multitasking can get way out of hand. Franny needs some additional help. But for Franny there is only one person in the world she trusts to help her with her experiments--herself. So she acquires assistance the mad scientist way, by building a few real, live, steel-plated Franbots.

SERIES FRANNY

Benton, Jim

The invisible Fran

When Franny Stein, self-styled mad scientist, creates a robot to show her school friends the joys of science, she ends up learning something from them instead.

SERIES FRANNY

Benton, Jim

Lunch walks among us

Franny K. Stein is a mad scientist who prefers all things spooky and creepy, but when she has trouble making friends at her new school she experiments with fitting in--which works until a monster erupts from the trashcan.

READER 2

E B

Bunting, Eve

My robot

Cecil the robot is good at playing tag, leading the school band, and performing tricks with the dog, but there is one important thing he does best of all.

J CRI

Crilley, Mark

Akiko: Pieces of Gax

Sixth-grader Akiko and her friends from the planet Smoo travel to the upside-down city of Gollarondo where an accident befalls Gax the robot and a search begins for all his missing pieces.

SERIES BAILEY

Dadey, Debbie

Robots don’t get chicken pox

There are some pretty weird grown-ups living in Bailey City. But could the drama teacher directing the class play really be a robot?

READER 1

E D

Driscoll, Laura

Smash trash!

As his pet cockroach keeps him company, WALL-E the robot shovels and scoops trash into his compacter every day, creating compacted trash blocks, and finding "goodies" to collect.

SERIES LEGO

Farshtey, Greg

Attack of the robots

Hikaru, one of the EXO-Force pilots, stages a daring and reckless one-man rescue mission to save some humans that the robots are holding captive.

SERIES LEGO

Farshtey, Greg

Escape from Sentai Mountain

Humans and robots once lived in peace on Sentai Mountain, but those days are long gone. Now the robots are desperate to take control of the mountain and there is only one thing that can stop them-- the Exo-force team, a specially trained group of young pilots armed with the most incredible battle machines.

SERIES LEGO

Farshtey, Greg

Ghost of the past

Humans and robots once lived in peace on Sentai Mountain, but those days are long gone.   Now the robots are desperate to take control of the mountain and there is only one thing that can stop them-- the Exo-Force team.

SERIES LEGO

Farshtey, Greg

Search for the golden city

The humans have one last hope in their battle with the robots: the Golden City, a legendary place of power. But even if it does exist, can the Exo-Force team find it in time?

READER 2

E F

Figueroa, Acton

Robots: Meet the robots

Rodney, a robot who loves to invent, travels to Robot City, where he meets new friends and tries to save the city from an evil corporate executive.

READER 2

E F

Figueroa, Acton

Robots: Rodney goes to town

Rodney is a robot who loves to invent, and even though one of his first inventions doesn't work out, he follows his dreams to Robot City.

J FOX

Fox, Helen

Eager

Unlike Grumps, their old-fashioned robot, the Bell family's new robot, Eager, is programmed to not merely obey but to question, reason, and exercise free will.

J FOX

Fox, Helen

Eager’s nephew

In a world which has banned self-aware robots, Eager and his brilliant but headstrong nephew, Jonquil, come out of hiding to visit the Bell family, and soon become involved in the mysterious and dangerous events surrounding them and their friends.

READER 2

E T

Frantz, Jennifer

Meet the Autobots

The Autobots arrive on Earth to save it from the evil Decepticons.

READER 2

E T

Frantz, Jennifer

Meet the Decepticons

The evil robots called Decepticons arrive on Earth to conquer it but they are opposed by the good Autobots.

SERIES ANDREW

Greenburg, J.C.

Andrew Lost: In the bathroom

After being shrunk by a shrinking machine and ending up on a dog having a bubble bath, Alexander, his cousin Judy, and a tiny robot try to survive encounters with insects, soapy bubbles, and bathtub and toilet drains.

SERIES ANDREW

Greenburg, J.C.

Andrew Lost: In the desert

While in the Australian desert, ant-sized Andrew, his cousin Judy, and Thudd the robot are carried away by a dust-devil and face many dangerous creatures, from a flock of wild parakeets to a Perenti lizard, as they try to make their way back to Uncle Al.

SERIES ANDREW

Greenburg, J.C.

Andrew Lost: In the garden

Andrew, his cousin Judy, and Thudd the robot, having been shrunk by a shrinking machine, encounter many terrifying creatures, including Mrs. Scuttle, as they try to reach the Atom Sucker before it explodes.

SERIES ANDREW

Greenburg, J.C.

Andrew Lost: In the jungle

Lost in an Australian rainforest, Andrew, Judy, and Thudd the robot, who are still the size of insects, must evade Rhinoceros beetles, tarantulas, flesh-eating plants, and a host of other threats as they make their way toward the village where Uncle Al will meet them.

SERIES ANDREW

Greenburg, J.C.

Andrew Lost: In the kitchen

After being shrunk by a shrinking machine, Alexander, his cousin Judy, and Thudd the robot encounter drain flies, a cockroach, and worse as they work their way through Mrs. Scuttle's house toward safety.

SERIES ANDREW

Greenburg, J.C.

Andrew Lost: On the dog

When ten-year-old Andrew invents a shrinking machine, he does not expect to be sucked into the machine along with his cousin Judy, only to end up in a dog's nose.

J HAL

Hale, Bruce

Murder, my tweet: From the tattered casebook of Chet Gecko, private eye

Detective Chet Gecko and his associate, Natalie Attired, take a case trailing what they think is a cheating boyfriend but are instead led to a school mystery that involves blackmail and robots.

J HOL

Holt, K.A.

Mike Stellar: Nerves of steel

Mike is suspicious when his family joins an expedition to Mars at the last minute, and his fears are confirmed when all of the adults on the colonizing mission, including his parents, begin to act strangely.

READER 2

E J

Jones, Christianne

Clinks the robot

Zach and his favorite toy, Clinks the robot, play together every day, but at night the mechanical plaything has a life of its own.

READER 2

E J

Jordan, Apple

Love at first beep

WALL-E, a lonely robot, falls in love with EVE, who has come to Earth looking for plant life to take back to her planet, and after she sees how WALL-E cares for her, she falls in love with him too.

SERIES MARY-KATE

Katschke, Judy

The case of the weird science mystery

Something weird is happening at the science fair! Our friend Jessie's project -- a really cool robot -- is missing! Ashley and I think someone took the robot to keep Jessie from winning first place. Now Ashley and I have to find out who stole the robot before the fair is canceled!

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KRO

Krosoczka, Jarrett

Lunch Lady and the cyborg substitute

The school lunch lady is a secret crime fighter who uncovers an evil plot to replace all the popular teachers with robots.

SERIES LEGO

Lassieur, Allison

Race to the golden city

Hitomi goes searching for a code that could be the key to defeating the robots to prove she should be let on the Exo-Force team.

SERIES LEGO

Lassieur, Allison

Secret of the golden tower

The EXO-FORCE team is on a mission and invites the reader to help them succeed by solving puzzles at the end of each chapter.

SERIES

CHOOSE

Montgomery, R.A.

Your very own robot

Your parents are scientists. One day, they throw out some pieces of a robot in the trash. If you can figure out how to put the pieces together, you'll have a robot of your very own!

SERIES

CHOOSE

Montgomery, R.A.

Your very own robot goes cuckoo bananas!

Your parents are inventors, and one day you rescued a robot from the trash that they didn't want anymore. You had a lot of fun with him, but boy did he make things go crazy! Your parents weren't too happy about your robot adventures, but you really miss your friend. Can you trust him to behave himself, or is he about to go cuckoo bananas in front of all your friends?

READER 2

E L

Parent, Nancy

The soccer game

Sportacus and his friends must figure out how to stop a soccer-playing robot run amuck.

J PIL

Pilkey, Dav

Ricky Ricotta’s Giant Robot

Ricky Ricotta, a small mouse, saves a giant robot from his evil creator, Dr. Stinky, and in turn, the robot protects Ricky from the bullies at school and it saves the city from Dr. Stinky's plan to destroy it.

J PIL

Pilkey, Dav

Ricky Ricotta’s Giant Robot vs. the Jurassic jackrabbits from Jupiter

General Jackrabbit and his Robo-Rabbits from Jupiter attempt to take over the world on Ricky Ricotta's birthday.

J PIL

Pilkey, Dav

Ricky Ricotta’s Giant Robot vs. the mecha-monkeys from Mars

A small mouse and his best friend, a giant flying robot, attempt to save the Earth when an evil Martian monkey and his mechanical creations attack.

J PIL

Pilkey, Dav

Ricky Ricotta’s Giant Robot vs. the mutant mosquitoes from Mercury

When an evil, outerspace villain named Mr. Mosquito invades Earth with an army of Mutant Mosquitoes from Mercury, Ricky Ricotta and his Robot know exactly what to do.

J PIL

Pilkey, Dav

Ricky Ricotta’s Giant Robot vs. the stupid stinkbugs from Saturn

Ricky Ricotta, his Mighty Robot, cousin Lucy, and some friends set out to save mousekind from Stupid Stinkbugs from Saturn, with a little help from some special gum and taffy.

J PIL

Pilkey, Dav

Ricky Ricotta’s Giant Robot vs. the uranium unicorns from Uranus

Evil Uncle Unicorn attempts to dominate earth by using a Ladybot to trick Mighty Robot.

READER 2

E P

Punter, Russell

Stories of robots

Contains three stories about out-of-control robots.

J SCI

Scieszka, Jon

2095

While on a field trip to New York's Museum of Natural History, Joe, Sam, and Fred travel one hundred years into the future, where they encounter robots, anti-gravity disks, and their own grandchildren.

J SEL

Selznick, Brian

The invention of Hugo Cabret

When twelve-year-old Hugo, an orphan living and repairing clocks within the walls of a Paris train station in 1931, meets a mysterious toyseller and his goddaughter, his undercover life and his biggest secret are jeopardized.

J 741.597

SIA

Sias, Ryan

Zoe and Robot: Let’s pretend!

Zoe, a young girl, asks Robot, her large robot, to go mountain climbing with her. But when she leads Robot to the mountain, all Robot can see is a pile of pillows. Zoe realizes she must teach her Robot how to pretend.
Zoe tries several ways to teach Robot, but nothing seems to help. Then, almost spontaneously, Robot begins to speak of a pillow as a fluffy cloud and Zoe and Robot are happy.

J SLO

Slote, Alfred

My robot buddy

On Jack Jameson’s 10th birthday, his family gives him a robot that can do everything Jack can do—and more.

READER 1

E S

Suen, Anastasia

The big catch: a Robot and Rico story

Robot and Rico are off to the beach. Rico wants to catch the biggest fish, but Robot may end up with the biggest surprise.

READER 1

E S

Suen, Anastasia

Dino hunt: a Robot and Rico story

Robot and Rico go to the museum and take part in a scavenger hunt.

READER 1

E S

Suen, Anastasia

The pirate map: a Robot and Rico story

Robot and Rico pretend to be pirates and look for buried treasure.

READER 1

E S

Suen, Anastasia

A prize inside: a Robot and Rico story

Rico is missing just one Hero Cat prize. Robot and Rico take a trip to the grocery store. With Robot's special tricks, Rico is sure he'll get the prize he wants. Even if he has to check every cereal box in the store!

READER 1

E S

Suen, Anastasia

The scary night: a Robot and Rico story

Robot and Rico are off on another adventure. This time they are going camping. See if they make it through the night or if they get too scared.

READER 1

E S

Suen, Anastasia

Skate trick: a Robot and Rico story

Roll! Jump! Flip! Rico has learned a lot of new skateboard tricks. Robot wants to learn too. Can Rico teach Robot, or will his skateboarding dreams disappear?

READER 1

E S

Suen, Anastasia

Snow games: a Robot and Rico story

Robot and Rico use sleds, skis, tubes and more to enjoy the new snow.

READER 1

E S

Suen, Anastasia

Test drive: a Robot and Rico story

Rico tries to help Robot fix his race car and waits patiently for his turn to drive it.

READER 2

E S

Thomas, Jim

Luke’s fate

Continues the adventures of Luke Skywalker, whose first meeting with the droids and Ben Kenobi leads to the realization of his dreams.

J VAN

Van Eeckhout, Greg

The boy at the end of the world

Born half-grown in a world that is being destroyed, Fisher has instinctive knowledge of many things, including that he must avoid the robot that knows his name.

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VAR

Varon, Sara

Robot dreams

Some friends meet, but some are made. When Dog gets lonely, he buys a robot kit at the store, puts together his friend from the parts, and off they go to the beach. When Robot's joints rust shut at the seashore, Dog unhappily has to leave him there. The story continues in this fantastic wordless book that follows Dog and Robot throughout the rest of the year.

J WIL

Wilson, Daniel

A boy and his bot

When timid young Code falls down a hole into Mekhos, where everything is made of metal and circuitry, he must obtain the legendary Robonomicon from evil Immortalis in order to save the robots of this subterranean world and return home.

 

Last Updated: 5/31/2012