"The Wild Robot" by Peter Brown is a novel about a robot named Roz who finds herself on a deserted island, inhabited by a wide range of animals. She now finds herself not only having to overcome the challenges of the animals and living on the island, but also the challenge of her new found emotions.
This short novel can be a great novel study with grade levels 3-5. It offers a wide range of activities and lessons that can follow. It also has the capability to tug at your heart strings- no matter what age you are.