Category Archives: Science Fiction

Once Was a Time

Once Was a Time by Leila Sales Grades 4 & up Lottie’s father was a physicist in Bristol when World War II began. Now he is working on a top secret project for the British government, trying to discover how … Continue reading

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Children of Exile series

Children of Exile by Margaret Peterson Haddix Grades 5 & up Twelve-year-old Rosi and her younger brother Bobo have spent their entire lives in Fredtown, being raised by their Fred-Mama, Fred-Daddy, and all of the other Freds. They and the … Continue reading

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Click Here to Start

Click Here to Start by Denis Markell Grades 4 & up I just loved so much about this book! Pair it with Insert Coin to Continue¬†for the video gamers in your life. Ted has only met his Great-Uncle Ted (who … Continue reading

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The Mapmakers Trilogy

The Glass Sentence by S.E. Grove Grades 5 & up The Great Disruption of 1799 has changed the course of time. Different continents are in different Ages, and moving between them can be dangerous. Sophia lives with her Uncle Shadrock, … Continue reading

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Insert Coin to Continue

Insert Coin to Continue by John David Anderson Grades 5 & up Bryan Biggins is your average middle school kid, concentrating more on his video game obsession than his schoolwork. He is determined to find the secret level at the … Continue reading

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The Firefly Code

The Firefly Code by Megan Frazer Blakemore My rating: 4 of 5 stars Mori is growing up in a closed community outside of Boston founded by her great-grandmother and other neuroscientists from MIT. It is now run as a utopia … Continue reading

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The Accelerati Trilogy

Tesla’s Attic by Neal Shusterman Grades 5 & up After their house burns down, Nick, his brother, and their father move from Tampa to Colorado Springs, to a house they have inherited from an eccentric great aunt. When Nick decides … Continue reading

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Mars Evacuees & Space Hostages

Mars Evacuees by Sophia McDougall Grades 4 & up It’s been 15 years of war with the Morrors, and for 12-year-old Alice Dare that is more than her whole life. Her mother is a heroic spacefighter in the Exo-Defense Force … Continue reading

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The Wild Robot

The Wild Robot by Peter Brown Grades 4 & up When a crate carrying an advanced robot with artificial intelligence washes up on a remote island, curious sea otters press the power button and set in motion a chain of … Continue reading

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Under Their Skin

Under Their Skin by Margaret Peterson Haddix Grades 4 & up This was a fantastic book! The hardest thing is going to be talking about it without giving anything away. If you love Margaret Peterson Haddix’s other books, then you … Continue reading

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