Science-Fiction Books

Are your kids totally into time travel? Superfans of space adventures? Our list of sci-fi favorites has something for all the young science-fiction book lovers out there.

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Part fantasy, part mystery, part treasure hunt.
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By Jeanne DuPrau
(2004)
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A forbidden child hides from Population Police.
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By Margaret Peterson Haddix
(2005)
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Time-travel series start is suspenseful.
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By Margaret Peterson Haddix
(2008)
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Gripping multimedia time-travel adventure series debut.
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By James Dashner
(2012)
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Fun, fresh sci-fi adventure has touching message of empathy.
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By Sophia McDougall
(2015)
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Exciting story of murder-solving heroine with superpowers.
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By Kathy Reichs
(2011)
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Classic sci-fi story still inspires and gets kids thinking.
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By Madeleine L'Engle
(2003)
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Invisibility isn't all it's cracked up to be.
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By Andrew Clements
(2005)
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A riveting utopian novel that's expertly crafted.
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By Lois Lowry
(2004)
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Gripping, gritty sci-fi tale of a clone's identity struggle.
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By Nancy Farmer
(2012)
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Riotous, violent adventure with classic virtues.
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By Ted Bell
(2008)
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Thoughtful sci-fi about the price of beauty.
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By Scott Westerfeld
(2006)
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Thrilling steampunk mystery, romance in Victorian England.
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By Sharon Cameron
(2012)
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The acme of British science-fiction humor.
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By Douglas Adams
(2005)
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Super-powered fugitive alien finds high school romance.
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By Pittacus Lore
(2011)
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Fantasy creatures enhance near-future page turner.
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By Kat Falls
(2013)
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Stylish dystopian thriller in a not-so-future Los Angeles.
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By Marie Lu
(2012)
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Thoughtful dystopian tale questions winning at all costs.
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By Joelle Charbonneau
(2013)
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Nuanced, exciting sci-fi tale of survival on space station.
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By Cecil Castellucci
(2014)
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Super-intense, apocalyptic alien-invasion nail-biter.
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By Rick Yancey
(2013)
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Gritty sci-fi survival tale questions reality and authority.
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By Amy Plum
(2014)
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Delightful steampunk fantasy about girl spies and assassins.
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By Gail Carriger
(2013)
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Classic, still-powerful story of futuristic censorship.
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By Ray Bradbury
(2011)
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Hugely influential classic mostly for sci-fi fans.
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By Isaac Asimov
(2012)
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Teen time traveler fights for better world in smart sci-fi.
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By Ann Brashares
(2014)
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Complex, thrilling start to thoughtful dystopian trilogy.
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By S.J. Kincaid
(2012)
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Fun, provoking start to dystopian series for teens.
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By Ally Condie
(2011)
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Teen girl finds she's an android in tense sci-fi tale.
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By Debra Driza
(2013)
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Clever sci-fi thriller stresses do-it-yourself science.
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By Walter Jury, Sarah E. Fine
(2014)
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Great intro to Kurt Vonnegut for teens.
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By Kurt Vonnegut
(2007)
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Invasion of sea dwellers fuels gripping sci-fi thriller.
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By Michael Buckley
(2015)
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Designer genes drive suspenseful sci-fi thriller.
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By Debra Dockter
(2015)
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Captivating, complex sci-fi about teleporting teen.
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By Steven Gould
(2012)
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Tense action, sharp plot twists distinguish dystopian tale.
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By Dan Wells
(2012)
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Resurrected super-soldiers find love in exciting adventure.
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By Amy Tintera
(2013)
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Intriguing sci-fi tale tackles misogyny, sexual liberation.
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By Alexandra Duncan
(2014)
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Smart sci-fi thriller explores girl's odd 5-year absence.
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By Kimberly Derting
(2014)
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Hard-edged romantic adventure set in a dystopian future.
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By Veronica Rossi
(2012)

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