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    AMICUS READERS

    Amicus Readers provide an inviting variety of nonfiction leveled books for K-2, serving young learners in pursuit of reading skills—just like Amicus pursues the big red ball.

  • Illustrated

    AMICUS ILLUSTRATED

    Amicus Illustrated offers fiction and nonfiction for preschool to grade 6 with highly visual information and stories that students—and our pal Amicus—are after!

  • High Interest

    AMICUS HIGH INTEREST

    Like many students, Amicus likes to pursue what's of interest to him. Amicus High Interest books serve individual interests of those in grades 2-6.

  • Ink

    AMICUS INK

    Amicus Ink features board books, picture books, and paperbacks that encourage young children to explore facts, examine ideas, and imagine new ways of understanding the world.

  • Spot

    SPOT

    Spot books pair key words with engaging images at the beginning, middle, and end—making it fun to read, spot, and learn.

  • Sequence

    SEQUENCE

    Sequence books explain the processes and timelines behind kids' favorite things. Each title connects products and knowledge step-by-step from idea, through creation and discovery, to the end user.

Drones
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Drones

9781681521718
Kirsten W. Larson

A photo-illustrated book for elementary readers about unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), or drones. Describes the technological history that led to today's drones and the what makes a drone a robot or simply a remote control plane. Explains their role today and possible future applications in the military, commercially, and for fun. Includes Q&A feature, glossary, index, and further resources.



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Factory Robots
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Factory Robots

9781681521725
Nadia Higgins

A photo-illustrated book for elementary readers about robots that work to make and package our goods. Describes the technological history that led to today's automated assembly machines. Explains their role today and possible future applications. Includes Q&A feature, glossary, index, and further resources.



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Hobby Robots
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Hobby Robots

9781681521732
Kirsten W. Larson

A photo-illustrated book for elementary readers about building and competing with robots. Describes the automatons and toys that shaped today's battlebots built with Lego Mindstorms kits, the ways kids are learning to code and programs robots in school, and where robotics may go in the future. Includes Q&A feature, glossary, index, and further resources.



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Medical Robots
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Medical Robots

9781681521749
Nadia Higgins

A photo-illustrated book for elementary readers about robots used in hospitals and other medical settings. Describes therapy robots, robot-assisted surgery, and currier robots autonomously carrying items around hospitals. Explains the technology used for robotic prosthetics and the future of controlling them with brain waves. Includes Q&A feature, glossary, index, and further resources.



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Military Robots
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Military Robots

9781681521756
Kirsten W. Larson

A photo-illustrated book for elementary readers about robots used by the military. Describes drones in the air and sea, robots used for bomb-detection and spying, and how robotic technology helps keep soldiers safe. Explains the history of robotics on the battlefield and the future of fighting robots. Includes Q&A feature, glossary, index, and further resources.



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Robots at Home
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Robots at Home

9781681521763
Nadia Higgins

A photo-illustrated book for elementary readers about domestic robots used in the home. Describes the history of robotics that has led to the robots in our home, such as the Roomba and Robomow. Discusses the experimental robots that scientists use to develop robotic technology for the commercial market and the future applications robots in the home may have. Includes Q&A feature, glossary, index, and further resources.



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Robots in Fiction
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Robots in Fiction

9781681521770
Nadia Higgins

A photo-illustrated book for elementary readers about robots in film and books. Describes the history of robots in science-fiction, the types of evil and lovable robots, and how the powers fictional robots have can come to life in real-life robotic technology. Includes Q&A feature, glossary, index, and further resources.



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Space Robots
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Space Robots

9781681521787
Kirsten W. Larson

A photo-illustrated book for elementary readers about robots in space. Describes why robots are better suited for the perils and risks of space travel, the data they are able to send back to Earth, and the information we have learned about space. Describes the history of sending robotic machines into outer space, some current missions on Mars and following comets, and the future applications robotic technology may have. Includes Q&A feature, glossary, index, and further resources.



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Drones
9781681521718
Factory Robots
9781681521725
Hobby Robots
9781681521732
Medical Robots
9781681521749
Military Robots
9781681521756
Robots at Home
9781681521763
Robots in Fiction
9781681521770
Space Robots
9781681521787

Robotics in Our World (paperback)

Our world is filled with even more robots than we think! Readers can explore the various roles that robots have, from helping us in the hospital and at home to the competitions of robot builders. Take a sneak peek into the future of robotics in our world!

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Complete Series of 8: your price $79.92

READING LEVEL: GRADE 2 AND UP
  • Format: paperback

  • Pages: 32

  • Trim Size: 6.5" x 9.5"

The Horn Book - Drones,
March 26, 2018

“With clear text, strong organization, and appropriate photographs, this high-interest series entry introduces drone robotics to newly independent readers. Larson straightforwardly explains the history and current uses of drones with a rosy outlook on the related technological advancements. Bright page colors add to the book’s visual appeal without being distracting.”