Blackwood, Gary L,
Call Number: x

Grades 5 - 8.  At first, 12-year-old Rufus feels fortunate to be offered a job operating a chess-playing automaton after his father is sent to debtors’ prison. However, as time goes on, his employer seems more and more nefarious, and we begin to wonder if and how Rufus will escape the crafty showman Maelzel.

Frank Einstein and the Antimatter Motor

Scieszka, Jon,
Call Number: x

In his Grandpa Al's garage workshop, child genius Frank Einstein tries to invent a robot that can learn on its own, and after an accident brings wisecracking Klink and overly expressive Klank to life, they set about helping Frank perfect his Antimatter Motor until his archnemesis, T. Edison, steals the robots for his doomsday plan.



Angleberger, Tom,
Call Number: x

When Max (Maxine Zealster) befriends her new robot classmate Fuzzy, she helps him navigate Vanguard Middle School and together they reveal the truth behind the Robot Integration Program.


House of robots

Patterson, James, 1947-
Call Number: x

Fifth-grade becomes complicated for Sammy Hayes-Rodriquez when his inventor mother insists he mentor his new robotic ‘brother’ at school.


In over their heads

Haddix, Margaret Peterson,
Call Number: x

Twelve-year-old twins Nick and Eryn and their robot stepsiblings, Jackson and Ava, try to save humanity from killer robots.


Lots of bots

Richards, C. J,
Call Number: x

George and his best friend, Jackbot discover Terabyte Heights is in danger when a new invention is not operating correctly.


Nick and Tesla's robot army rampage : a mystery with hoverbots, bristlebots, and other robots you can build yourself

Pflugfelder, Bob, 1967-
Call Number: x

After a series of robberies strike Half Moon Bay, sibling sleuths Nick and Tesla build robots out of household objects in order to catch the culprits.


Ricky Ricotta's mighty robot vs. the unpleasant penguins from Pluto

Pilkey, Dav, 1966-
Call Number: x SF

Infuriated by the declaration that Pluto is no longer a planet, President Penguin and his penguins invade Earth and it is up to Ricky and his robot pal to defeat them--with some help from Ricky's cousin Lucy and her pets.


Rocket and Groot : stranded on planet strip mall!

Angleberger, Tom,
Call Number: x

Stranded on a planet filled with dry cleaners, nail salons, and chain restaurants, Rocket and Groot face killer robots bent on customer service and raccoon-eating toilets.


The wild robot

Brown, Peter, 1979- author, illustrator.
Call Number: x

Roz the robot discovers that she is alone on a remote, wild island with no memory of where she is from or why she is there, and her only hope of survival is to try to learn about her new environment from the island's hostile inhabitants.