From the minds of Tom Angleberger, the New York Times bestselling author of the wildly popular Origami Yoda series, and Paul Dellinger, an adult science-fiction writer, comes a funny middle school story with a memorable robot title character. Reluctant readers and robot lovers in elementary and middle school will enjoy this fast-paced read that shows just how strange a place middle school can be, particularly when the new student is a state-of-the-art robot.
When Max-Maxine Zelaster-befriends her new robot classmate Fuzzy, part of Vanguard One Middle School's new Robot Integration Program, she helps him learn everything he needs to know about surviving middle school-the good, the bad, and the really, really, ugly. Little do they know that surviving seventh grade is going to become a true matter of life and death, because Vanguard has an evil presence at its heart: a digital student evaluation system named BARBARA that might be taking its mission to shape the perfect student to extremes!
With a strong female main character who will appeal to all readers, Tom Angleberger and Paul Dellinger's new novel offers readers a fresh take on robots. Fuzzy will find its place in the emerging category of bestselling books featuring robots, including Jon Scieszka' s Frank Einstein series and James Patterson's House of Robots .
Be sure to check out all of Tom Angleberger's other acclaimed books for middle-grade readers, including Poop Fountain! ; The Rat with the Human Face ; Horton Halfpott ; Fake Mustache ; and the bestselling Origami Yoda series: The Strange Case of Origami Yoda , Darth Paper Strikes Back , The Secret of the Fortune Wookiee , Emperor Pickletine Rides the Bus, Princess Labelmaker to the Rescue , and Jabba the Puppet . For younger readers Tom wrote the picture book McToad Mows Tiny Island , illustrated by John Hendrix, and for chapter book readers, Tom wrote the Inspector Flytrap series, illustrated by his wife Cece Bell.
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Tom Angleberger is the bestselling author of the Origami Yoda series, including The Strange Case of Origami Yoda, Darth Paper Strikes Back, The Secret of the Fortune Wookiee, Art2-D2's Guide to Folding and Doodling, and The Surprise Attack of Jabba the Puppett. He is also the author of Horton Halfpott and Fake Mustache. Tom maintains the Origami Yoda-inspireMore about Tom Angleberger