Bound To Stay Bound

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 Happy paws (Layla and the Bots)
 Author: Fang, Vicky

 Publisher:  Branches (2020)

 Classification: Easy
 Physical Description: 80 p., col. ill.

 BTSB No: 321402 ISBN: 9781338582901
 Ages: 5-7 Grades: K-2

 Dogs -- Fiction
 Amusement parks -- Fiction
 Amusement rides -- Fiction
 Robots -- Fiction

Price: $4.91

While Layla and her three Bots (Beep, Boop, and Bop) are setting up for their rock band's performance, she gets some bad news, Happy Days Amusement Park is closing; Layla thinks she has the perfect solution: turn the place into an amusement park for dogs--but the new rides have to pass a safety inspection before Happy Paws Amusement Park can open.

 Illustrator: Nishiyama, Christine
Accelerated Reader Information:
   Interest Level: LG
   Reading Level: 2.50
   Points: .5   Quiz: 508889

Full Text Reviews:

School Library Journal - 03/01/2020 Gr 1–3—Inventor and rock star Layla and her three robot friends are excited about their upcoming performance at their local amusement park. A wrench is thrown into their plans when they learn that the park is going to be closed for good! Rather than dwell in disappointment, Layla and the bots launch into problem-solving mode. They engage in an inquiry-based process to determine why people are no longer coming to the park. Then, Layla and the bots collaborate to design new park features to meet the needs of customers. This transitional chapter book is ideal for emergent or early fluency readers. It includes charming illustrations to assist with decoding, and interesting STEM themes. VERDICT Though not essential, this bright, inventive title would make a nice addition to a library's early chapter book collection.—Tiffany Davis, Mount Saint Mary College, Newburgh, NY - Copyright 2020 Publishers Weekly, Library Journal and/or School Library Journal used with permission.

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