A Rover&
Jasmine Warga

A Rover's Story -- Jasmine Warga

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The One and Only Ivan meets The Wild Robot in this unique and deeply moving middle grade novel about the journey of a fictional Mars rover, from the Newbery Honor-winning author of Other Words for Home.

Meet Resilience, a Mars rover determined to live up to his name.

Res was built to explore Mars. He was not built to have human emotions. But as he learns new things from the NASA scientists who assemble him, he begins to develop human-like feelings. Maybe there's a problem with his programming....

Human emotions or not, launch day comes, and Res blasts off to Mars, accompanied by a friendly drone helicopter named Fly. But Res quickly discovers that Mars is a dangerous place filled with dust storms and giant cliffs. As he navigates Mars's difficult landscape, Res is tested in ways that go beyond space exploration.

As millions of people back on Earth follow his progress, will Res have the determination, courage--and resilience--to succeed... and survive?

Author: Jasmine Warga
Publisher: Balzer & Bray/Harperteen
Published: 10/04/2022
Pages: 320
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 0.88lbs
Size: 8.52h x 5.79w x 1.07d
ISBN: 9780063113923
Audience: Ages 9-12

Accelerated Reader:
Reading Level: 4.1
Point Value: 6
Interest Level: Middle Grade
Quiz #/Name: 516466 / Rover's Story

Review Citation(s):
Kirkus Reviews 08/01/2022
Publishers Weekly 08/15/2022
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 10/01/2022
Booklist 09/15/2022 pg. 54
School Library Journal 10/01/2022 pg. 83