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Rivets and Sprockets

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Dr. Bailey, his son Jim, Rivets and Sprockets have an adventure involving space marbles and Martians.
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Published July 1st 1970 by Westminster John Knox Press (first published February 17th 1964)
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Seriously, did my love of science fiction begin with the simple joy of reading Rivets and Sprockets some 30 years ago? Before I read Bradbury, Asimov or about Androids with Electric sheep and sleep, I was enthralled by these two. I must have checked this book out twenty times from the middle school library. My fifth grade buddy Tony and I started writing our own android adventures, inspired by this book.
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One of the books that stands out to me from 4th grade, which was back in the early 1980s! This combined with "Danny Dunn" introduced me to Sci Fi!
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Mar 23, 2009 Gary rated it 5 of 5 stars
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My favorite book in elementary school. There were two other books in this series and they were all wonderful.
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An American science fiction writer, most of whose books were aimed at a juvenile audience. He became a nationally known illustrator before he became an author. After he began writing novels for young people, he moved his family to the North Carolina mountains, and most of his books include that wild and rugged landscape.

His novel Escape to Witch Mountain was made into a popular film in 1975 and ag...more
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