robotics They fix spacecraft, dance, tell jokes, and even clean your carpet! From the tiniest robo-bees to gigantic factory machines, robotics is all around you. This technology isn’t just for science-fiction anymore — it’s real and more relevant than ever. With stunning visuals and energetic, impactful design, readers won’t stop until they’ve learned everything there is to know about robotics.

Age Range: 8 – 12 years
Grade Level: 3 – 7
Series: National Geographic Kids Everything
Paperback: 64 pages
Publisher: National Geographic Children’s Books (March 8, 2016)
ISBN-10: 142632331X
ISBN-13: 978-1426323317

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These titles are designed for casual browsers and more serious readers alike. The four chapters, introduction, and afterword offer a planned route through these ambitious overviews, while the mini-bites of information keep them friendly.VERDICT These resources present accessible fun; both will find eager audiences.

School Library Journal

April 2016 June 22, 2016

This book is chock full of text and visual information about robotics. It will take readers days and many close re-readings to digest all the information provided about the history of robotics, the influences of robotics on facets of our lives, and how to get involved with robotics challenges.

-- ILA

May, 2016 June 22, 2016