Bot Wars by J.V. Kade

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Twelve-year-old Trout St. Kroix has been searching for his missing father for the last two years, after his dad disappeared while fighting in the Bot Wars. The Bot Wars began after robots became so advanced that they revolted and demanded more workers' rights, causing the government to declare all robots terrorists and ban them from the Districts. Trout never questioned anything the government told him--even when his own nanny bot was banished--until a vid he posts about his missing dad goes viral and new information pops up. At first Trout is wrenched his dad might be alive, but when his brother disappears, Trout learns nothing is what it seems . . . not even his own father.

Percy Jackson meets Transformers in this heart-stopping, futuristic adventure that will make you question everything you know--and look at robots in a whole new light.
 

About J.V. Kade

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J. V. Kade (www.jvkade.com) lives in Ludington, Michigan, with her husband and two kids. This is her debut middle grade novel.
 
Published March 21, 2013 by Dial. 369 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Action & Adventure, Children's Books. Fiction

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The Bot Wars are over, but the robot menace still exists…or does it?

Mar 07 2013 | Read Full Review of Bot Wars

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Kade (a pseudonym for Jennifer Rush, who recently made her YA debut with Altered) offers a fast-paced, futuristic adventure in which one boy risks everything for his family. The Robot Wars left the U.

Feb 11 2013 | Read Full Review of Bot Wars

Gr 5–7—The Robot Wars have been over for six months, and the former United States is divided into autonomous districts. "Bots" are banned, except in the Bot Territory. Twelve-year-old Trout lives with his older brother, Po, an injured war veteran, in the heavily militarized 5th District. Their fa...

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