Book Reviews

age 9+
 
Classic sci-fi story still inspires and gets kids thinking.
By Madeleine L'Engle
(1992)
age 12+
 
Exciting, provocative tale of lethal reality show.
By Suzanne Collins
(2008)
age 7+
 
Brave girl seeks missing friend in exciting graphic novel.
By Ben Hatke
(2011)
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age 13+
 
Relentless tale of future warfare asks disturbing questions.
By Garth Nix
(1998)
age 12+
 
Classic undersea adventure with science-fiction flair.
By Jules Verne
(1996)
age 12+
 
Clever science fantasy will appeal to Philip Pullman fans.
By Ian McDonald
(2011)
age 14+
 
Hard-edged romantic adventure set in a dystopian future.
By Veronica Rossi
(2012)
age 14+
 
Old-style planetary romance is basis of John Carter film.
By Edgar Rice Burroughs
(1917)
age 14+
 
Tense action, sharp plot twists distinguish dystopian tale.
By Dan Wells
(2012)
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age 15+
 
Romantic time-travel tale implausible but action-packed.
By Julie Cross
(2012)
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age 15+
 
Fast-paced sci-fi adventure with magic wish-granting coin.
By E.C. Myers
(2012)
age 13+
 
Exciting space adventure morphs into clever coming-of-ager.
By Garth Nix
(2012)
age 13+
 
Post-apocalyptic adventure takes a while to hit stride.
By Kevin Emerson
(2012)
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age 14+
 
Captivating, complex sci-fi about teleporting teen.
By Steven Gould
(1992)
age 13+
 
Excellent dystopian sequel is terrifically twisty, intense.
By Veronica Roth
(2012)
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age 15+
 
Sci-fi romance full of strong language, mature themes.
By Elizabeth Norris
(2012)
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age 8+
 
Wacky space adventure for sci-fi comics fans.
By Mark Fearing
(2012)
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age 13+
 
Hugely influential classic mostly for sci-fi fans.
By Isaac Asimov
(2008)
age 12+
 
Inventive time-travel tale mixes history, religion, sci-fi.
By Pete Hautman
(2012)
age 10+
 
Odd mix of cartoony space exploits and cutting-edge science.
By Lucy Hawking, Stephen Hawking
(2012)

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