The runaway robot (Book, 1964) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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The runaway robot

Author: Lester Del Rey
Publisher: Philadelphia, Westminster Press [1964]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The robot named Rex had been bought as a companion for Paul when the Simpsons decided to pioneer on Ganymede, a moon of Jupiter ... a rough, dangerous satellite where a small boy needed a strong, intelligent robot to protect him. By the time Paul is sixteen, they are inseparable.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lester Del Rey
OCLC Number: 300145
Description: 176 pages 21 cm
Responsibility: by Lester Del Rey.

Abstract:

The robot named Rex had been bought as a companion for Paul when the Simpsons decided to pioneer on Ganymede, a moon of Jupiter ... a rough, dangerous satellite where a small boy needed a strong, intelligent robot to protect him. By the time Paul is sixteen, they are inseparable.
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Huckelberry Finn in Outer Space

by nemrtmtu3 (WorldCat user published 2013-05-27) Excellent Permalink

This delightful adventure puts an outer-space twist on the journey of Huckleberry Finn.  Rex, a mechanical companion/bodyguard for the teen-aged son of a corporate executive stationed on one of Jupiter's moons, narrates the story of his, and his young master's ship-hopping journey from Ganymede...
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