The Junkyard Bot (Robots Rule, Book 1)
From the publisher:
George Gearing has his own personal robot - just like everyone else in the high-tech town of Terabyte Heights. BUt Jackbot isn't just a machine, he's also George's best friend. When Jackbot is hit by a car, George has to work quickly to save him. With the help of the state-of-the-art equipment at the TinkerTech robotics workshop, George rebuilds Jackbot into something new..and amazing.
But when Jackbot disappears, dark forces begin to threaten Terabyte Heights. It's up to George and his new friend, Anne Droid, to solve the mystery. And if they fail, how long wil it be before the robots rule?
978-0544339361 208 pages Ages 7-10
Other books in the series: Lot of Bots; Battle of the Bots
Read alikes: Frank Einstein by Jon Scieszka; House of Robots by James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein