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A funny middle school story with a memorable robot title character. 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!
Publisher: New York :, Amulet Books,, 2016.
ISBN: 9781419721229
Branch Call Number: J FIC ANGL
Characteristics: 265 pages ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Dellinger, Paul 1938-- Author


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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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