Spare Parts

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Spare Parts: Four Undocumented Teenagers, One Ugly Robot, and the Battle for the American Dream By Joshua Davis Cover Image
ISBN: 9780374534981
Availability: Available at Wholesaler
Published: FSG Originals - December 2nd, 2014

It's a feel-good story- inner-city high school students learn to build robots and in a national competition on a shoestring budget, defeating teams from Caltech and MIT -- with a twist: most of the students are undocumented immigrants from Mexico, living in a time of increasing deportations, and their undocumented status means that college, jobs, and the other elements of a happy ending are just out of each.