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Robot on the Loose 11

Author : Henry Winkler
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Hank, the star of the bestselling easy-to-read series, is back! This time, he has to learn the nuts and bolts of making a robot--and making a friend! Hank's school is hosting its first-ever Build-a-Robot competition and Hank is ready to win. There's just one problem: he completely forgot about the contest! While other kids have been working on their robots for a month, Hank has just two days to create an amazing robot that will wow the judges and win him the trophy. To make matters worse, there might be another problem, too. Hank has no idea how to build a robot! With help from Jaden, a robot expert at his school, Hank and his friends construct their robot, Stanley, just in time. But on the day of the competition, Stanley malfunctions! It will take Hank, Frankie, Ashley, and their new friend Jaden to get it back on track. Forget winning the trophy--Hank has to stop a robot on the loose!

How to Survive Middle School and Monster Bots

Author : Ron Bates
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Sometimes, being smart just isn’t enough It’s been a rough semester for Howard Boward, science genius. Not only is he having to dodge winter’s most feared weapon (snowballs), his close friend, Winnie McKinney, is barely speaking to him. If that weren’t enough, he’s the favorite target of some bullies who seem determined to make life at Dolley Madison Middle School as miserable as possible. But then Howard learns about an upcoming robot-building contest—finally a chance to show off his science skills and beat archrival Gerald “G-Force” Forster! Unfortunately, the only way to win is by using his secret “monster goo,” a formula that has terrifying side effects. Can Howard resist the temptation? Or will he unleash a robot rampage that could destroy the town—and ruin the school dance?

Brother from a Box

Author : Evan Kuhlman
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Matt Rambeau finds out what it is like to have a brother when his father creates a robot kid that goes to school with Matt, shares his feelings and ideas, plays, does chores, and becomes a part of the family.

Make Technology on Your Time

Author : Mark Frauenfelder
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The first magazine devoted entirely to do-it-yourself technology projects presents its 29th quarterly edition for people who like to tweak, disassemble, recreate, and invent cool new uses for technology. MAKE Volume 29 takes bio-hacking to a new level. Get introduced to DIY tracking devices before they hit the consumer electronics marketplace. Learn how to build an EKG machine to study your heartbeat, and put together a DIY bio lab to study athletic motion using consumer grade hardware.

How Lunchbox Jones Saved Me from Robots Traitors and Missy the Cruel

Author : Jennifer Brown
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Luke Abbott's school is the losing-est school in the history of losing. And that's just fine for him. He'd rather be at home playing video games and avoiding his older brother Rob and the Greatest Betrayal of All Time. But now he's being forced to join the robotics team, where he'll meet a colorful cast of characters, including: Mikayla, the girl who does everything with her toes; Jacob and Jacob, who aren't twins but might as well be; the sunflower seed-obsessed Stuart; and Missy the Cruel, Luke's innocent-looking bully since they were six-years-old. But it's an unlikely connection with a mysterious boy known only as “Lunchbox Jones" that will change Luke's life. Turns out, Luke and Lunchbox Jones have a lot more in common than just robots . . . .

How to Build an Android

Author : David F. Dufty
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The stranger-than-fiction story of the ingenious creation and loss of an artificially intelligent android of science-fiction writer Philip K. Dick In late January 2006, a young robotocist on the way to Google headquarters lost an overnight bag on a flight somewhere between Dallas and Las Vegas. In it was a fully functional head of the android replica of Philip K. Dick, cult science-fiction writer and counterculture guru. It has never been recovered. In a story that echoes some of the most paranoid fantasies of a Dick novel, readers get a fascinating inside look at the scientists and technology that made this amazing android possible. The author, who was a fellow researcher at the University of Memphis Institute of Intelligent Systems while the android was being built, introduces readers to the cutting-edge technology in robotics, artificial intelligence, and sculpture that came together in this remarkable machine and captured the imagination of scientists, artists, and science-fiction fans alike. And there are great stories about Dick himself—his inspired yet deeply pessimistic worldview, his bizarre lifestyle, and his enduring creative legacy. In the tradition of popular science classics like Packing for Mars and The Disappearing Spoon, How to Build an Android is entertaining and informative—popular science at its best.

Three Weeks Before Doomsday

Author : Sechin Tower
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Jet Packs. Rail Guns. Tentacles. Lizard Monsters. What's this world coming to? Doomsday, that's what. This collection of short stories is the perfect jumping-off point into the world of MAD SCIENCE INSTITUTE, where the keepers of Nikola Tesla's secret legacy clash with ancient creatures and new threats on a daily basis. Find out what happens when: A mad scientist runs afoul of a drug cartel's paid gunmen A grad student battles tentacles and sleep deprivation A biker gang acquires an electromagnetic pulse bomb All this and more takes place in Where were they before the antimatter hit the fan?

Boys Life

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College Essays That Made a Difference

Author : Princeton Review (Firm)
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Presents examples of 123 real essays by college hopefuls along with advice from admission officers from top universities on what they look for when evaluating essays and applicants

Children s Magazine Guide

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Back and Deader Than Ever

Author : Lisi Harrison
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The RADs are free and Draculaura (Lala) is flashing her fangs with pride. But when Daddy Drac pays her a surprise visit everything goes batty. Mr D. thinks RADs should have their own school, but Lala isn't ready to give up the rights they fought so hard for. So when she hears about a glamorous contest, where the winning school gets mad moolah and a chance to star in a national ad campaign, Lala decides it's time to bite. It's father against daughter in a battle for Salem's student body. Despite the many challenges, Lala is determined to save Merston High. But she might die twice trying.

The New Era

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The Robot People

Author : Eve Bunting
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Magnus, one of two robots programmed to work in an underground nuclear operation, possesses a hatred of all humans and forms goals of which the scientists are unaware.

Giant Robot

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How to Design and Build Your Own Custom Robot

Author : David L. Heiserman
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Describes electrical, mechanical, and sensory systems that can be used to build a robot, and explains how to program and select microprocessors for such a creation

Impossible Match

Author : Becky Barker
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Making Simple Robots

Author : Kathy Ceceri
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Making Simple Robots is based on one idea: Anybody can build a robot! That includes kids, school teachers, parents, and non-engineers. If you can knit, sew, or fold a flat piece of paper into a box, you can build a no-tech robotic part. If you can use a hot glue gun, you can learn to solder basic electronics into a low-tech robot that reacts to its environment. And if you can figure out how to use the apps on your smart phone, you can learn enough programming to communicate with a simple robot. Written in language that non-engineers can understand, Making Simple Robots helps beginners move beyond basic craft skills and materials to the latest products and tools being used by artists and inventors. Find out how to animate folded paper origami, design a versatile robot wheel-leg for 3D printing, or program a rag doll to blink its cyborg eye. Each project includes step-by-step directions as well as clear diagrams and photographs. And every chapter offers suggestions for modifying and expanding the projects, so that you can return to the projects again and again as your skill set grows.

The Moscow Offensive

Author : Dale Brown
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“For the Tom Clancy crowd, Brown remains the go-to guy.” — Booklist On a remote island estate, a billionaire investor sells his air freight company to the devious president of Russia, Gennadiy Gryzlov. The Russians are plotting to use these massive private planes to secretly transport dangerous cargo into the United States. The inept American president, Stacy Anne Barbeau, has failed to account for the Russian threat. Top-notch aviator Brad McLanahan and the elite Iron Wolf Squadron have joined forces with the Alliance of Free Nations in Eastern Europe to prepare for the imminent horrifying attack. Working with cutting-edge technology, the team will expertly pilot CIDs (Cybernetic Infantry Devices)—twelve-foot-tall humanoid combat robots—each armed with more firepower than a conventional platoon. But their state-of-the-art weapons and honed battle skills may not be enough to stamp out this new menace. For the Russians have reverse engineered their own combat robots and they are smuggling them across America’s borders, planning to attack from within. McLanahan and the Iron Wolf Squadron will once again put their lives on the line to fiercely protect the home of the brave and the free world. “Dale Brown is a superb storyteller.” —W.E.B. Griffin

How to Raise an MVP Most Valuable Person

Author : Ambrose Robinson
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Anecdotes of the authors' family life accompany advice on dealing with such parenting issues as honesty, academics, curfews, and anger


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