Book Reviews

age 7+
 
Smart, funny dad-son space travel sequel goes underwater.
By Wendy Mass
(2014)
age 12+
 
Graphic adaptation of popular sci-fi novel seems oddly flat.
By Marie Lu, Leigh Dragoon
(2015)
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age 12+
 
Lunar military adventure has strong teen girl at center.
By Karen Bao
(2015)
age 15+
 
A super violent Hunger Games-James Bond hybrid.
By James Frey, Nils Johnson-Shelton
(2014)
age 7+
 
Delightful, funny dad-son space-travel adventure.
By Wendy Mass, Michael Brawer
(2014)
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age 10+
 
Brave kids, animals team up in funny, scary, sweet sci-fi.
By Piers Torday
(2014)
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age 14+
 
Provocative military tale asks tough patriotism questions.
By Trent Reedy
(2014)
age 12+
 
Thoughtful dystopian tale questions winning at all costs.
By Joelle Charbonneau
(2013)
age 12+
 
Action-packed dystopian sci-fi sequel keeps suspense high.
By Marie Lu
(2013)
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age 13+
 
Tale of girl who moves things with her mind builds slowly.
By Patrick Carman
(2013)
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age 16+
 
Edgy sequel to Jumper is best for older teens.
By Steven Gould
(2013)
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age 8+
 
Wacky space adventure for sci-fi comics fans.
By Mark Fearing
(2012)
age 16+
 
Sharp critique of gamer culture told as sci-fi story.
By Douglas Rushkoff
(2012)
age 10+
 
Action-packed skate adventure good for reluctant readers.
By M. Zachary Sherman
(2011)
age 12+
 
Exciting, provocative tale of lethal reality show.
By Suzanne Collins
(2008)