Category Archives: Science Fiction

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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Red Moon Rising

Red Moon Rising by K.A. Holt Grades 5 & up Rae is growing up with a hard life on a barren moon near the planet that her grandparents were trying to get to before their spaceship crashed 30 years before. … Continue reading

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Bounders: Earth Force Rising

Bounders by Monica Tesler Grades 4 & up Jasper has grown up knowing that he is a Bounder, but his mother has always cautioned him against telling others. Bounders are children who have been selectively bred from a recessive gene … Continue reading

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The Vault of Dreamers

The Vault of Dreamers by Caragh M. O’Brien Grades 6 & up Rosie is a student at the Forge School, which is both a school for a variety of different creative arts as well as a 12-hour-a-day reality show. The … Continue reading

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The Inventor’s Secret Trilogy

The Inventor’s Secret by Andrea Cremer Grades 7 & up In this alternate reality, steam punk novel, the United States lost the Revolutionary War. What has happened instead is the Great Britain has taken control, enslaving the rebels for generations … Continue reading

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