Robots Your High-Tech World by Gloria Skurzynski

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Published by Bradbury Press .

Written in English

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  • Technology - How Things Work/Are Made,
  • Technology & Applied Sciences,
  • Juvenile Applied Sciences,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Science,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Robotics,
  • Robots,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9)

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatSchool & Library Binding
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9222368M
ISBN 100027829170
ISBN 109780027829174

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