Robot Reads

By Simon James
In his third hilarious adventure, Baby Brains, the world's smartest tyke, invents a robot that can cook, clean, do the laundry, and then some. JE Fic Jam
by Kelly DiPucchio and illustrated by Matthew Myers
While newer, fancier robots are quickly purchased, Clink, an old-fashioned robot who can only make toast and music, gathers dust and feels downhearted until a young boy enters the shop looking for something special. JE DiP
by Kenji Sonishi
PET, an intelligent robot created from recycled products, and his friends help nine-year old Noboru, who first recycled PET, when he is in trouble. JNF 741.5952 So
by James Kochalka
An exciting action-packed rumble-in-the-jungle! A factory of self-replicating robots is stripping the jungle of its natural resources, threatening the territory of a colony of nearby monkeys. A series of encounters between the two groups quickly escalates into all out war. JNF 741.5 Ko
By Mac Barnett and illustrated by Dan Santat
After winning the science fair with the giant robot she has built, a little girl realizes that there is a major problem. JE Fic Bar
By James Buckley Jr.
Discusses the history of robotics, describes the jobs that robots have been designed to do, and explores how robots are and have been depicted in literature, on film, and on television. JNF 629.892 Bu
By Dav Pilky
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 Fic Pil
by Sarah Varon
The enduring friendship between a dog and a robot is portrayed in this wordless graphic novel. JNF 741.597 Va
By Jon Scieszka and illustrated by David Shannon
On a mission to conquer planet Earth, tiny but fearless Robot Zot and his mechanical sidekick leave a path of destruction as they battle kitchen appliances. JE Fic Sci
By Brian Selznick
When twelve-year-old Hugo, an orphan living 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 in danger. J Fic Sel
By Ted Hughes
A mysterious creature stalks the land, eating barbed wire and devouring tractors and plows. The farmers are mystified - and afraid. And then they glimpse him in the night: the Iron Giant, taller than a house, with glowing headlight eyes and an insatiable taste for metal. Where has he come from? Nobody knows. How was he made? Nobody knows. What they do know is that the Iron Giant must be stopped. But the real threat hovers above.... J Fic Hug
By Steve Gritton
After frantically trying to stop his out of control robot from turning everything it touches into metal, Kyle finally listens to his little sister's advice. JE Fic Gri
By Paul Carrick
In this robotic riff on The Three Little Pigs, an old mother robot sends her three sons out into the world. When Wolfgang the Recycler comes to call on the three robots, though, its Dudley who saves the day with quick thinking, ingenuity, and a little bit of mud. JE Fic Car
By Chris Riddell
Wendel invents a robot to clean up his workshop, but has to come up with another solution when that robot gets out of control. JE Fic Rid
By R.A. Montgomery
Choose your own adventure. Your parents are scientists and when they leave a broken robot at home one day, you are sure you can make it work. JPB Fic M