Book Reviews

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age 14+
 
Orphan refugee finds new family in beautifully bizarre tale.
By Andrew Smith
(2015)
age 13+
 
Time-travel series by Artemis Fowl author stays amazing.
By Eoin Colfer
(2014)
age 8+
 
Frail boy and huge talking dog reunite in D.C. adventure.
By Jenny Lee
(2014)
age 12+
 
Multiple time lines converge in rewarding sci-fi finale.
By Pete Hautman
(2014)
age 11+
 
Girl time-travels to save dad in thought-provoking story.
By Marisa de los Santos, David Teague
(2014)
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age 14+
 
Provocative military tale asks tough patriotism questions.
By Trent Reedy
(2014)
age 10+
 
Absorbing, fast-paced sci-fi fantasy hinges on time machine.
By Polly Shulman
(2013)
age 13+
 
Exhilarating but bloody tale starts off time travel series.
By Eoin Colfer
(2013)
age 13+
 
Delightful steampunk fantasy about girl spies and assassins.
By Gail Carriger
(2013)
age 9+
 
Gripping multimedia time-travel adventure series debut.
By James Dashner
(2012)
age 10+
 
Odd mix of cartoony space exploits and cutting-edge science.
By Lucy Hawking, Stephen Hawking
(2012)
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age 16+
 
Witty sci-fi adventure takes hero to alternate Earths.
By Stephen Baxter, Terry Pratchett
(2012)
age 12+
 
Inventive time-travel tale mixes history, religion, sci-fi.
By Pete Hautman
(2012)
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age 8+
 
Great novel about a girl, her chickens, and her best friend.
By Ellen Airgood
(2012)
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age 13+
 
Hugely influential classic mostly for sci-fi fans.
By Isaac Asimov
(2008)
age 12+
 
Classic undersea adventure with science-fiction flair.
By Jules Verne
(1996)
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age 12+
 
Writing shines in pioneer saga of friendship and struggle.
By Willa Cather
(2011)