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FANTASY/SCIENCE FICTION/HORROR: Robots and Cyborgs

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Build your own teams of robots with Lego Mindstorms NXT and Bluetooth book Build your own teams of robots with Lego Mindstorms NXT and Bluetooth


629.892 BUILD Y

Construct a team capability matrix (TCM) and use the Bluetooth Robotic-Oriented Network (BRON) so your robot teams can share sensors, actuators, end effectors, motor power, and programs.




Make an Arduino-controlled robot book Make an Arduino-controlled robot

Margolis, Michael, computer scientist.
629.895 MARGOLI

Building robots that sense and interact with their environment used to be tricky. Now, Arduino makes it easy. With this book and an Arduino microcontroller and software creation environment, you'll learn how to build and program a robot that can roam around, sense its environment, and perform a wide variety of tasks. All you to get started with the fun projects is a little programming experience and a keen interest in electronics.




Boilerplate : history's mechanical marvel book Boilerplate : history's mechanical marvel

Guinan, Paul.
741.5973 GUINAN

Meet Boilerplate, the world's first robot soldier--not in a present-day military lab or a science fiction movie, but in the past, during one of the most fascinating periods of U.S. history.




Crobots book Crobots

Pailloux, Nelly.
746.434 PAILLOU

20 amigurumi robots to make.




We, Robot book We, Robot

Meadows, Mark Stephen.
791.4365 MEADOWS

Skywalker's hand, blade runners, Iron Man, slutbots, and how fiction became fact.




Make-- LEGO and Arduino projects projects for extending mindstorms NXT with open-source electronics book Make-- LEGO and Arduino projects projects for extending mindstorms NXT with open-source electronics

Baichtal, John.
eBOOK OVERDRI

Make amazing robots and gadgets with two of today's hottest DIY technologies. With this easy-to-follow guide, you'll learn how to build devices with Lego Mindstorms NXT 2.0, the Arduino prototyping platform, and some add-on components to bridge the two.




I, robot book I, robot

Asimov, Isaac, 1920-1992.
FIC ASIMOV

The three laws of Robotics: 1) A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm 2) A robot must obey orders given to it by human beings except where such orders would conflict with the First Law. 3) A robot must protect its own existence as long as such protection does not conflict with the First or Second Law.




Incredible change-bots : more than just machines book Incredible change-bots : more than just machines

Brown, Jeffrey, 1975-
FIC BROWN

Far away in space, there is a planet populated by machines able to change from robot form to vehicle form --- the Incredible Change-Bots! Leaving their war-torn planet, the Change-Bots arrive on Earth, where their battle continues -- BUT AT WHAT COST?! Part parody, part nostalgic tribute, part moral fable, with Incredible Change-Bots Jeffrey Brown re-invents the shape-changing robot genre into a goofy action comedy that's full of romance, melodrama, and epic battles!




Robopocalypse : a novel book Robopocalypse : a novel

Wilson, Daniel H. (Daniel Howard), 1978-
FIC WILSON

Two decades into the future humans are battling for their very survival when a powerful AI computer goes rogue, and all the machines on earth rebel against their human controllers.




How to build a prize-winning robot Juvenile Book How to build a prize-winning robot

Chaffee, Joel.
J 629.892 CHAFFEE

This book introduces robotics competitions that involve robots competing against one another, performing designated tasks to win a prize and explains that competitions are won by simple ideas that work and by skills that go beyond engineering and science such as teamwork and ability for testing.




The return of the Dapper Men Juvenile Book The return of the Dapper Men

McCann, Jim, 1974-
J MCCANN

A tale of a world in between time, where children have played so long it's almost become work, machines have worked so long they have begun to play, and all the clocks have stopped at the same time. This is how this land has remained, until 314 dapper-looking gentlemen rain down from the sky and set off in different directions to start the world again. Now Ayden, the only boy to still ask questions; Zoe, the robot girl all other machines hold dear; and the Dapper Man known only as '41' must discover what happened that made time stop, understand what their true places are in this world, and learn what 'tomorrow' really means. The sun is setting for the first time in memory, and once that happens, everything changes.




Robot dreams Juvenile Book Robot dreams

Varon, Sara.
J VARON

The enduring friendship between a dog and a robot is portrayed in this wordless graphic novel.




Mecha Mania Teen Book Mecha Mania

Hart, Christopher, 1957-
TEEN 741.5 HART

How to draw the battling robots, cool spaceships, and military vehicles of Japanese comics.




Gunslinger Girl. Omnibus collection 1 Teen Book Gunslinger Girl. Omnibus collection 1

Aida, Yu.
TEEN AIDA

After Henrietta barely survives the savage murder of her family, Italy's Social Welfare Agency takes her in and repairs her injuries using the latest in cybernetic technology. All traces of Henrietta’s past are wiped from her mind as she becomes one of the Agency’s most lethal assassins. Despite her programming, Henrietta is troubled by fragmented memories. Her handler Jose must keep her feelings in check and ensure that she stays on mission; a task made all the more difficult by Henrietta's striking resemblance to Jose’s late younger sister.




The drowned cities Teen Book The drowned cities

Bacigalupi, Paolo.
TEEN BACIGAL

In a dark future America that has devolved into unending civil wars, orphans Mahlia and Mouse barely escape the war-torn lands of the Drowned Cities, but their fragile safety is soon threatened and Mahlia will have to risk everything if she is to save Mouse, as he once saved her.




Being Teen Book Being

Brooks, Kevin.
TEEN BROOKS

It was just supposed to be a routine exam. But when the doctors snake the fiber-optic tube down Robert Smith's throat, what they discover doesn't make medical sense. Plastic casings. Silver filaments. Moving metal parts. In his naked, anesthetized state on the operating table, Robert hears the surgeons' shocked comments: 'What the hell is that?' 'It's me,' Robert thinks, 'and I've got to get out of here.' Armed with a stolen automatic and the videotape of his strange organs, he manages to escape, and to embark on an orphan's violent odyssey to find out exactly who--exactly what--he is.




Entangled Teen Book Entangled

Capetta, Amy Rose, author.
TEEN CAPETTA

Seventeen-year-old Cade, a fierce survivor, feels alone in the universe until she learns that she was created in a lab in 3112 and entangled at a quantum level with a boy named Xan, sending her on a galaxy-spanning journey toward a real connection.




Girl parts Teen Book Girl parts

Cusick, John.
TEEN CUSICK

The lives of Charlie, wealthy and popular but still lonely, and Charlie, a soulful outsider, intersect when Rose, the female Companion bot Charlie's parents buy to treat his dissociative disorder, forms a bond with David.




The different girl Teen Book The different girl

Dahlquist, Gordon.
TEEN DAHLQUI

Veronika. Caroline. Isobel. Eleanor. One blond, one brunette, one redhead, one with hair black as tar. Four otherwise identical girls who spend their days in sync, tasked to learn. But when May, a very different kind of girl--the lone survivor of a recent shipwreck--suddenly and mysteriously arrives on the island, an unsettling mirror is about to be held up to the life the girls have never before questioned.




Mila 2.0 Teen Book Mila 2.0

Driza, Debra.
TEEN DRIZA

Sixteen-year-old Mila discovers she is not who--or what--she thought she was, which causes her to run from both the CIA and a rogue intelligence group.




Wa?qwa?q 01, Proof of the gods Teen Book Wa?qwa?q 01, Proof of the gods

Fujisaki, Ryu.
TEEN FUJISAK

Living in constant fear of attack from machines, mankind depends on the cyborg corps known as the Guardians to keep them from harm as they await the arrival of the Kami, a godlike savior with mythical red blood who can grant only one wish to one person. Now, Shio, son of a Guardian, thinks he's found the Kami--and all the Guardians are at war to get that wish! Shio is forced by the tragedy of the machine war to team up with a mysterious girl from another world whose blood is the color red, just like the prophecies proclaim. Is the girl the human race's last hope for survival in a world overrun by metal?




Q-Ko-Chan. 1, The Earth invader girl Teen Book Q-Ko-Chan. 1, The Earth invader girl

Ueda, Hajime.
TEEN HAJIME

A war is raging above the Earth. Boy-genius Kirio doesn't care much about the war until a robot from the sky battle falls into his front yard and assumes the shape of a cute girl.




Battle Angel Alita : Last order. 1, Angel reborn Teen Book Battle Angel Alita : Last order. 1, Angel reborn

Kishiro, Yukito.
TEEN KISHIRO

Reconstructed by Doc Ido, a talented cyborg physician, Alita has lost all memory of her former life. But there's one thing her body has not forgotten - it still instinctively recalls the Panzer Kunst, the most powerful cyborg fighting technique ever known. Bounty hunter, singer, killer: as the secrets of Alita's past unfold, every day is a struggle for survival, and her fighting talents are stretched to the limit. Can Alita alone stop the war chaos between the robotic denizens of the M.I.B. bureau and the Tipharians?




Cinder Teen Book Cinder

Meyer, Marissa.
TEEN MEYER

As plague ravages the overcrowded Earth, observed by a ruthless lunar people, Cinder, a gifted mechanic and cyborg, becomes involved with handsome Prince Kai and must uncover secrets about her past in order to protect the world in this futuristic take on the Cinderella story.




The clockwork girl Teen Book The clockwork girl

O'Reilly, Sean, 1974-
TEEN OREILLY

When a young mechanical girl finds companionship with a mutant circus boy, the two must overcome the obstacle of their warring families.




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