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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Cute but thin picture book inspired by sci-fi TV series.
By Jason Rekulak
(2017)
(2017)
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Part fantasy, part mystery, part treasure hunt.
By Jeanne DuPrau
(2004)
(2004)
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Galaxy-spanning graphic novel adventure off to grand start.
By Mark Siegel, Alexis Siegel
(2017)
(2017)
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A forbidden child hides from Population Police.
By Margaret Peterson Haddix
(2005)
(2005)
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Time-travel series start is suspenseful.
By Margaret Peterson Haddix
(2008)
(2008)
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Gripping multimedia time-travel adventure series debut.
By James Dashner
(2012)
(2012)
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Fun, fresh sci-fi adventure has touching message of empathy.
By Sophia McDougall
(2015)
(2015)
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Engrossing, fast-paced sci-fi/fantasy has haunting dilemmas.
By Christine Hayes
(2015)
(2015)
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Exciting story of murder-solving heroine with superpowers.
By Kathy Reichs
(2011)
(2010)
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Classic sci-fi story still inspires and gets kids thinking.
By Madeleine L'Engle
(2003)
(1962)
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Tale of alien fused inside boy stresses acceptance, empathy.
By Lisa Bunker
(2017)
(2017)
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High-spirited, funny steampunk adventure on Mars.
By Patrick Samphire
(2016)
(2016)
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Invisibility isn't all it's cracked up to be.
By Andrew Clements
(2005)
(2005)
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A riveting utopian novel that's expertly crafted.
By Lois Lowry
(2004)
(1993)
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Gripping, gritty sci-fi tale of a clone's identity struggle.
By Nancy Farmer
(2012)
(2001)
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Riotous, violent adventure with classic virtues.
By Ted Bell
(2008)
(2008)
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Thoughtful sci-fi about the price of beauty.
By Scott Westerfeld
(2006)
(2006)
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Futuristic pirates and sea monsters offer high-seas thrills.
By Emily Skrutskie
(2016)
(2016)
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Sci-fi scavenger hunt tale has lots of action, suspense.
By Will McIntosh
(2016)
(2016)
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Thrilling steampunk mystery, romance in Victorian England.
By Sharon Cameron
(2012)
(2012)
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The acme of British science-fiction humor.
By Douglas Adams
(2005)
(2005)
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Super-powered fugitive alien finds high school romance.
By Pittacus Lore
(2011)
(2010)
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Fantasy creatures enhance near-future page turner.
By Kat Falls
(2013)
(2013)
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Stylish dystopian thriller in a not-so-future Los Angeles.
By Marie Lu
(2012)
(2011)
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Chilling concept fuels sci-fi thriller about life and death.
By Neal Shusterman
(2016)
(2016)
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Exciting tale of resisting alien invaders has romance, too.
By Sharon Shinn
(2017)
(2017)
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Thoughtful dystopian tale questions winning at all costs.
By Joelle Charbonneau
(2013)
(2013)
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Girls struggle against extremism in taut sci-fi thriller.
By Carolyn Cohagan
(2016)
(2016)
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Nuanced, exciting sci-fi tale of survival on space station.
By Cecil Castellucci
(2014)
(2014)
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Super intense apocalyptic alien-invasion nail-biter.
By Rick Yancey
(2013)
(2013)
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Gritty sci-fi survival tale questions reality and authority.
By Amy Plum
(2014)
(2014)
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Sweet finale to upbeat romance series.
By Jenny Han
(2017)
(2017)
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Delightful steampunk fantasy about girl spies and assassins.
By Gail Carriger
(2013)
(2013)
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Classic, still-powerful story of futuristic censorship.
By Ray Bradbury
(2011)
(1953)
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Hugely influential classic mostly for sci-fi fans.
By Isaac Asimov
(2012)
(2008)
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Teen time traveler fights for better world in smart sci-fi.
By Ann Brashares
(2014)
(2014)
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Complex, thrilling start to thoughtful dystopian trilogy.
By S.J. Kincaid
(2012)
(2012)
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Darkly funny sci-fi shows future with aliens, economic woes.
By M.T. Anderson
(2017)
(2017)
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Fun, provoking start to dystopian series for teens.
By Ally Condie
(2011)
(2010)
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Teen girl finds she's an android in tense sci-fi tale.
By Debra Driza
(2013)
(2013)
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Clever sci-fi thriller stresses do-it-yourself science.
By Sarah E. Fine, Walter Jury
(2014)
(2014)
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Great intro to Kurt Vonnegut for teens.
By Kurt Vonnegut
(2007)
(1959)
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Strong female hero drives exciting sci-fi horror thriller.
By Scott Westerfeld
(2017)
(2017)
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Invasion of sea dwellers fuels gripping sci-fi thriller.
By Michael Buckley
(2015)
(2015)
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Designer genes drive suspenseful sci-fi thriller.
By Debra Dockter
(2015)
(2015)
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Deadly female bodyguard stars in smart, surprising sci-fi.
By S.J. Kincaid
(2016)
(2016)
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Romantic adventure features time-traveling pirates.
By Heidi Heilig
(2016)
(2016)
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Captivating, complex sci-fi about teleporting teen.
By Steven Gould
(2012)
(1992)
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Intense, stellar adaptation of classic sci-fi/fantasy novel.
By Damian Duffy
(2017)
(2017)
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Gripping tale of space survival has unexpected humor.
By Andy Weir
(2015)
(2014)
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Big surprises in action-packed thriller about re-dying girl.
By Brendan Reichs
(2017)
(2017)
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Virtual reality thriller has old theme but fun, twisty plot.
By Jason Segel, Kirsten Miller
(2017)
(2017)
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Tense action, sharp plot twists distinguish dystopian tale.
By Dan Wells
(2012)
(2012)
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Resurrected super-soldiers find love in exciting adventure.
By Amy Tintera
(2013)
(2013)
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Intriguing sci-fi tale tackles misogyny, sexual liberation.
By Alexandra Duncan
(2014)
(2014)
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Smart sci-fi thriller explores girl's odd 5-year absence.
By Kimberly Derting
(2014)
(2014)
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Hard-edged romantic adventure set in a dystopian future.
By Veronica Rossi
(2012)
(2012)
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