The Wild Robot by Jeff Brown
Posted on 11/18/2019
The Wild Robot by Jeff Brown

“Our students enjoy reading how Roz, the robot, finds a purpose on a remote island after being washed up to shore during a violent hurricane.”
Donna Hatmaker, DuPont Elementary Librarian

The Wild Robot is the Hamilton Book of the Week nominated by Donna Hatmaker, a Librarian at DuPont Elementary. When robot Roz opens her eyes for the first time, she discovers that she is alone on a remote, wild island. Why is she there? Where did she come from? And, most important, how will she survive in her harsh surroundings?

Editorial Reviews

4 and a half starsfrom Amazon Readers

"Wild Robot is an excellent choice for young readers looking for engaging early middle grade novels. A discarded robot finds love and a sense of belonging on an island of animals in Peter Brown's well-crafted story. Profound moments and warm humor make this a winner." – Seira Wilson, Amazon Editor

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Hamilton Book of the Week seeks to move Hamilton County Schools closer to district goals found in the Future Ready 2023 action plan. We hope to encourage kids to read more books for fun by sharing books popular at area schools.

Goals more students reading will address include:

  • Reading improvement will increase the number of students on-track or mastering English language arts
  •  Improve the district ACT score to a district average of 21
  • Reach the target goal of a 90 percent graduation rate by 2023