Book Reviews

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age 14+
 
Spaceship adventure fails to rise above its gimmick.
By Ernest Cline
(2015)
age 14+
 
Tricky amnesia thriller keeps one guessing to the end.
By Scott Sigler
(2015)
age 10+
 
Exciting alien-invasion thriller mixes sci-fi and magic.
By Jonathan Maberry
(2015)
age 8+
 
Science-nerd tweens battle aliens in fast-paced, fun sequel.
By John Kloepfer
(2015)
age 9+
 
Serious science, engaging tale for space-loving kids.
By Mark Kelly, Martha Freeman
(2015)
age 8+
 
Likable kids anchor goofy secret-agent sequel.
By Jeff Miller
(2015)
age 12+
 
Exciting sci-fi saga expands scope, adds depth to Tula.
By Cecil Castellucci
(2015)
age 5+
 
Dog turns house into moon rocket in fun, wacky story.
By Jon Agee
(2015)
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age 9+
 
Fun, fresh sci-fi adventure has touching message of empathy.
By Sophia McDougall
(2015)
age 8+
 
Girl blasts off to alien moon in wacky, wise sci-fi sequel.
By Adam Rex
(2015)
age 13+
 
Absorbing prequel from the evil queen's perspective.
By Marissa Meyer
(2015)
age 9+
 
Fun space-pirate sequel adds complexity.
By Jason Fry
(2014)
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age 8+
 
Kids jump in and out of book worlds in wacky series start.
By James Riley
(2015)
age 4+
 
Beautifully illustrated book introduces kids to Carl Sagan.
By Stephanie Roth Sisson
(2014)
age 8+
 
Pedal-to-the-metal graphic novel celebrates Latino culture.
By Cathy Camper
(2014)
age 15+
 
A super violent Hunger Games-James Bond hybrid.
By James Frey, Nils Johnson-Shelton
(2014)
age 10+
 
Whip-smart space whodunit touts research, brains over brawn.
By Stuart Gibbs
(2014)
age 14+
 
Fabulous, thought-provoking tale about a boy with epilepsy.
By Andrew Smith
(2014)
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age 9+
 
Complex adventure mixes immigration issues, space travel.
By William Alexander
(2014)
age 13+
 
Addictive alien-invasion sequel is jaw-droppingly intense.
By Rick Yancey
(2014)

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