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See You in the Cosmos Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780399186387
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Published: Puffin Books - May 15th, 2018

I listened to this with my 9-year-old grandson as an audiobook from Libro.fm. Movingly narrated by a professional cast, this is the tale of a boy who journeys across the country with his dog in pursuit of his dream. He's determined to launch a homemade rocket into space bearing a recording he is making which describes life on earth. In pursuit of this quest, he discovers a lost sibling and learns some important lessons about his life on earth. My grandson was enthralled. So was I. -Bob


The Wild Robot Escapes Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316382045
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 13th, 2018

A man-made robot who has emotions and feels empathy? Yes, ROZZUM Unit 7134 is an amazing robot who adopts a baby gosling, escapes from a farm, evades her captors for days and days and teaches us how important it is to love and be loved. My grandson Hayden loved this and Brown's first book, THE WILD ROBOT. Couldn't wait to go to bed so I could read it to him. -Gayle


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