Excellent, Primary, Intermediate, robots, science fiction, adventure
Ten-year old George Gearing lives in the town of Terabyte Heights where robots and humans co-exist. His best friend, Jackbot, is even a robot. When a car hits Jackbot, George ends up in the TinkerTech Laboratories to fix him. However, George doesn’t just fix Jackbot, he creates a new intelligence that has never been created before. The next day, Jackbot is kidnapped and it is up to George and his new friend Anne to figure out who is behind the kidnapping. But, once they got to TinkerTech Headquarters, they realize that the person behind the kidnapping has much more sinister plans for the town, and it is up to Anne and George to try to stop him.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
"Robots Rule! #1: The Junkyard Bot,"
Children's Book and Media Review: Vol. 39:
8, Article 59.
Available at: https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/cbmr/vol39/iss8/59