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When Max (Maxine Zealster) befriends her new robot classmate Fuzzy, she helps him navigate Vanguard Middle School and together they reveal the truth behind the Robot Integration Program.
Publisher: New York : Amulet Books, 2016.
ISBN: 9781419721229
Characteristics: 265 pages ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Dellinger, Paul 1938-- Author


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jcljessicaj Apr 06, 2020

What would you do if a robot, tasked with learning to be a kid, was integrated into your school, your school was controlled by a computer vice principal, and you put yourself in the middle of it all? Max knows because she lived it! A fun a quirky sci-fi story great for middle age readers.

Jan 29, 2019

This story is amusing but there is a surprising amount of hidden/disguised bad language (swearing). The author has changed the words (such as zark for the f-word) but the meaning is very clear and it is constant throughout the book. These swear words are used by nearly every character in almost every chapter.

Jul 03, 2018

This is the most funny and smart book I have read in a long time it teaches you about the thoughts that go around in all the different kinds of people.

Jul 11, 2017

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Jun 03, 2017

Best book EVER! This is my favorite book after Harry Potter the series.

Aug 13, 2016

This is one of those versatile books that either can be lighter or deeper. The light read is a kid and robot struggling to fit in. The deeper side explores the idea of standardized testing and robotic intelligence for selfish purposes. I think it would appeal to reluctant readers in middle school boys or girls. This author lives Virginia.


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cmlibrary_jcurrie Mar 28, 2017

Maxine “Max” Zelaster is excited about meeting the new student at her middle school, there is just one catch the new student is a robot. Her school is starting a robot integration program and this will be the first robot that is a student. Max becomes friends with the robot named Fuzzy and shows him around school. Fuzzy is a robot that has artificial intelligence and can program himself so he is constantly upgrading his knowledge. Max discovers that Fuzzy is being trained for some type of secret mission and Fuzzy discovers that Max is receiving low scores on tests that she actually passes. Max and Fuzzy are trying to help each other have the best life possible. Will these friends be able to overcome all the obstacles of middle school life?


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