The Trouble With Robots
Sparks fly when perfectionist Evelyn and "couldn't care less" Allie are thrust together in a metal screeching robotics competition. Together, the girls must find common ground while battling grief and feelings of otherness.
Publisher: Peachtree Publishing Company
Publication Date: September 27, 2022
"Unsubtle but not overwrought, with genuinely inspiring kindness and collaboration found amid pain."—Kirkus Reviews
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Michelle Mohrweis is a middle school Robotics and Engineering teacher. They write MG stories about growing up, friendship, grappling with expectations, and dealing with loss and change. Their stories feature girls interested in STEM that are working towards a future as the next generation of scientists and engineers. Michelle lives in Arizona with their husband and two dogs. When not writing, they can be found chasing their dogs around the house with remote control robots and launching paper rockets down the middle of her street.
Tags: Middle Grade, Contemporary, LGBTQIA+, STEM, Disability/ND (autism and anxiety rep, author is austistic/ADHD)