Maya and the Robot

Eve L. Ewing (Author) Christine Almeda (Illustrator)
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Product Type: Paperback Books
Age Groups: Ages 7 to 9, Ages 10 to 12

Award-winning author Eve L. Ewing's illustrated middle grade novel about a forgotten homemade robot who comes to life just when aspiring fifth-grade scientist Maya needs a friend—and a science fair project.

Maya's nervous about fifth grade. She tries to keep calm by reminding herself she knows what to expect. But then she learns that this year won't be anything like the last. For the first time since kindergarten, her best friends Jada and MJ are placed in a different class without her, and introverted Maya has trouble making new friends.

She tries to put on a brave face since they are in fifth grade now, but Maya is nervous! Just when too much seems to be changing, she finds a robot named Ralph in the back of Mr. Mac's convenience store closet. Once she uses her science skills to get him up and running, a whole new world of connection opens up as Ralph becomes a member of her family and Maya begins to step into her power. In this touching novel, Eve L. Ewing melds together a story about community, adapting to change, and the magic of ingenuity that reminds young readers that they can always turn to their own curiosity when feeling lost.

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SKU 133812
ISBN 9781984814654
Language English
Lexile ® Measure 700L
Page Count 224
Product Type Paperback Books
Book Type Middle Grade Novels
Additional Contributor Christine Almeda
Primary Contributor Eve L. Ewing
Age Groups Ages 7 to 9, Ages 10 to 12
Publisher Kokila