A Rover's Story


Author: Jasmine Warga


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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. Could there be 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 landscape with millions of people back on Earth following his progress, will Res have the determination, courage — and resilience — to succeed… and survive? Your young explorers will be captivated by Res’s fantastic adventures on the Red Planet!

Ages 8–12. 320pp